March 2011
PRIZE OPPORTUNITIES - Back

We have compiled a listing of prize opportunities. To view the complete list, please click here: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/research/ora/funding/tools/prize_opportunities.
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Upcoming Deadlines for March, April and May


MARCH

Judson Daland Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Investigation
Awarded by the American Philosophical Society, this prize recognizes outstanding achievement in patient-oriented research.
Amount of award: $20,000
Deadline: 3/15/11

Keio Medical Science Prize
http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/index.html
The Keio Medical Science Prize is awarded to researchers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the field of medical sciences or life sciences in the hope that it will ultimately contribute to the peace and prosperity of humankind.
Amount of award: 20 million yen (conversion approx.= $180,310 US)
Deadline: 3/18/11

Louis and Artur Lucian Award
http://www.mcgill.ca/lucianaward/
This award honors outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contribution to knowledge in this field is deemed worthy of special recognition.
Amount of award: $50,000 (Canadian)
Deadline: 3/25/11

Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Health
http://academics.ochsner.org/
Presented to one or more clinical and/or basic science investigators for outstanding and exemplary original scientific investigations that relate tobacco consumption and health. Contact AOSRA@ochsner.org for more information.
Amount of award: $15,000
Deadline: 3/31/11

Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science
http://www.fi.edu/franklinawards/bscience_eligibility.html
Presented in a predetermined field of interest chosen each year by the Franklin Institute. The theme of the 2012 Bower Award for Achievement in Science is Nanochemistry.
Amount of award: $250,000
Deadline: 3/31/11 (letter of intent); full application due 5/31/11

National Medal of Technology
http://www.uspto.gov/nmti/
The Medal is given annually to individuals, teams, and/or companies/divisions for their outstanding contributions to the Nation's economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technology products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and development of the Nation's technological manpower.
Deadline: 3/31/11

Robert Bing Prize
http://www.samw.ch/en/Research/Prize-Robert-Bing.html
Awarded every two years to young scientists (age 45 and under) who have done outstanding work which has helped in the recognition, treatment and cure of neurological diseases who will be encouraged by this prize to do further research.
Deadline: 3/31/11


APRIL

Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
Awarded by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases; recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of infectious diseases or public health. Some of the criteria on which selection is based include: excellence in clinical and/or research activities, participation in the training of future leaders in the field, positive impact on the health of humankind.
Deadline: 4/23/11

National Medal of Science
https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/medalHome.do;jsessionid=
a2303125961124680389809

The Nation's highest honor for scientists and engineers, this Presidential Award is given to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, or engineering sciences."
Deadline: 4/28/11

Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/53983.cfm
Recognizes significant contributions to the basic understanding and treatment of cancer. This is the first major prize for most of the winners, who are no more than 45 years old. Awarded every two years; no award in 2008.
Amount of award: $150,000
Deadline: 4/29/11


MAY

King Faisal International Prize for Medicine
http://www.kff.com/EN01/KFIP/KFIPIndex.html
Category changes yearly. The category for 2010 is "Minimally Invasive Fetal Management" and nominees should be widely recognized for contributions to the topic area.
Amount of award: $200,000
Deadline: 5/1/11

AAMC
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards

Herbert W. Nickens, M.D. Award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to promoting justice in medical education and health care.
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/2/11

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award recognizes a medical school faculty physician who exemplifies the qualities of a caring and compassionate mentor in the teaching and advising of medical students.
Amount of award: $5,000
Deadline: 5/2/11

Abraham Flexner Award -extraordinary contributions to the medical education community
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/2/11

The Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences honors outstanding biomedical research related to health and disease.
Amount of award: $5,000
Deadline: 5/2/11

The David E. Rogers Award is granted annually to a member of a medical school faculty who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/2/11

Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service is presented annually to a member institution or organization with a longstanding, major institutional commitment to addressing community needs.
Deadline: 5/2/11

The Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize the significant contributions to medical education made by gifted teachers.
Amount of award: $10,000, $5,000 to institution
Deadline: 5/2/11

J. Allyn Taylor International Prize
http://www.robarts.ca/tps/
Category changes yearly. Awarded by the Robarts Research Institute, the 2011 Taylor Prize will be granted to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the area of Stem Cells.
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/2/11


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