Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

30th Jun 2017

Recently finished your PhD? The journal Science is running a young scientists’ competition for outstanding life science research, with a grand prize of $30,000. 


This Prize was created to recognize that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and we need to encourage our best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of research.

The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Molecular BiologyGenomics and ProteomicsEcology and EnvironmentTranslational Medicine. Eligible entrants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2015 or 2016, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks below. The winners from each category will compete for the grand prize.

Prize money: US$30,000 for the grand prize winner, US$10,000 for each of the category winners.

Publication: The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the each of the category winners will be published online.

Application deadline: July 15, 2017


More information can be found here



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