In honor of distinguished American biologist, cancer researcher and former Dean of the College Jewel Plummer Cobb and her tireless work championing women in the sciences, this prize is presented to a woman in the graduating senior class who has majored, conducted undergraduate research and demonstrated distinction in any of the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and/or math), and aspires to pursue a graduate degree and career in the field.

How to Give

Those who wish to make a gift in memory of Jewel Plummer Cobb may do so on the Connecticut College giving site,, by noting "Jewel Plummer Cobb Prize" in the comment box. If giving by check, please note the prize name in the memo and mail to Connecticut College Fund, Becker House, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4196.