Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

2018 BLAVATNIK NATIONAL AWARDS

The Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists recognize the country’s most promising faculty-rank researchers in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. One Blavatnik Laureate in each disciplinary category will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds. 

ELIGIBILITY

The nominee must:

  • Have been born in or after 1976.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a faculty position 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 Chemistry.

Previously nominated individuals who were not selected as Laureates in past Awards cycles may be nominated again. The Blavatnik Awards welcomes nominations from underrepresented groups in science and engineering.

LIMITED SUBMISSION

Candidates for the 2018 Blavatnik National Awards must be nominated by their institutions. Each institution may submit up to three nominations, one in each disciplinary category of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. 

Institutional nominations must be submitted by the institution’s President (or equivalent), Provost, or their official designee. Institutions must send a brief statement to blavatnikawards@nyas.org naming the official designees as nominators before submitting nominations.

Self-nominations are not allowed. Nominees do not submit their own nomination materials and should direct all questions to their institution’s official nominator.