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Program TitleUS National Awards: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Program WebsiteLink
AgencyBlavatnik Family Foundation
Number of Submissions Allowed3
Internal UCR Deadline9/15/2023
Agency Final Deadline11/9/2023
The Blavatnik National Awards for Young
Scientists recognize the United States' most promising faculty-rank
researchers in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and
The nominee must:
  • Have been born in or after 1981.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a tenured or tenure-track academic faculty position (or equivalent) at an invited institution in the United States.
  • Currently
    conduct research as a principal investigator in one of the disciplinary
    categories in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, or
The Blavatnik Awards strongly encourages all those
submitting nominations to the Awards--including institutional
nominators, Scientific Advisory Council members, and past Blavatnik
Awards Laureates--to diversify the population of candidates nominated
for this Award.

Each institution may submit up to three nominations, one in each disciplinary category of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry.
Anticipated funding: One Blavatnik National Awards Laureate in each
disciplinary category will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds, and
additional nominees will be recognized as Finalists

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