February 2012
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 February, March and April


FEBRUARY

Lasker Medical Research Awards
http://www.laskerfoundation.org/nominate.htm
There are three awards: the Basic Medical Research Award ($150K), Clinical Medical Research Award ($150K) and the Special Achievement in Medical Science Award ($150K).
Deadline: 2/1/12

Ludwig Von Sallman Prize
http://www.iser.org/prizes.html
Awarded by the International Society for Eye Research every two years to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself by making a significant contribution to vision research and ophthalmology.
Amount of award: $30,000
Deadline: 2/1/12

Japan Prize
http://www.japanprize.jp/en/prize.html
Category changes yearly. In 2011, the prize will be awarded to honor achievements that bring about remarkable progress in science and technology in the fields of "bioscience and medical science," and make an outstanding contribution to society in the treatment of diseases or the improvement of human health through the understanding of biofunctions, creation or promulgation of new medical technologies, or the development or production of new pharmaceuticals..
Amount of award: 50 million yen
Deadline: 2/28/12; Prize is awarded in January of following year


MARCH

Louis and Artur Lucian Award
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: 3/16/12

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: 3/31/12

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 2009 Bower Award for Achievement in Science is The Cosmos.
Amount of award: $250,000
Deadline: 3/31/12 (letter of intent); full application due 5/31/12

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: 3/31/12

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: 3/31/12


APRIL

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 by young investigators. 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: 4/30/12

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