April 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 April, May and June


APRIL

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions to the Health of Humankind
Awarded by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Criteria are based on legislative or administrative contributions, humanitarian service; and or public education activities.
Amount of award: Steuben glass award
Deadline: 4/23/12

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


MAY

Daniel Mendelsohn New Investigator Award
http://www.friendsresearch.org/mendelsohn_award.htm
Intended to encourage new investigators whose work is compatible with the mission "to promote health and well being through research, grants administration, education and treatment." This award is given every two years; nominations are accepted May 1 of even-numbered years.
Amount of award: $5,000
Deadline: 5/1/12

J. Allyn Taylor International Prize
http://www.robarts.ca/j-allyn-taylor-prize
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: 5/1/12

King Faisal International Prize for Medicine
http://www.kff.com/EN01/KFIP/KFIPIndex.html
Category changes yearly. The category for 2013 is "The Genetics of Obesity" and nominees should be widely recognized for contributions to the topic area.
Amount of award: $200,000
Deadline: 5/1/12

Herbert W. Nickens, M.D. Award
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/nickens-leadership/101232/nickens-leadership_description.html
Given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to promoting justice in medical education and health care.
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/4/12

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/101980/awards_humanism.html
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: 5/4/12

Abraham Flexner Award
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/flexner/101450/flexner_overview.html
Awards extraordinary contributions to the medical education community
Amount of award: $10,000
Deadline: 5/4/12

The Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/research/101678/research_award.html
Honors outstanding biomedical research related to health and disease.
Amount of award: $5,000
Deadline: 5/4/12

The David E. Rogers Award
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/rogers/101556/rogers_award.html
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: 5/4/12

Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/community-service/101496/community-service_overview.html
Presented annually to a member institution or organization with a longstanding, major institutional commitment to addressing community needs.
Deadline: 5/4/12

The Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Awards
https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/glaser/101314/glaser_description.html
Recognize the significant contributions to medical education made by gifted teachers.
Amount of award: $10,000, $5,000 to institution
Deadline: 5/4/12

Ilse & Helmut Wachter Award
http://www.wachterstiftung.org/engl/indexe.htm
The Ilse & Helmut-Wachter-Foundation of the Innsbruck Medical University gives this award for exceptional scientific achievements in all fields of medicine and is open to scientists of all nationalities.
Amount of award: Euro 15,000
Deadline: 5/31/12


JUNE

L'oreal-UNESCO Award
http://www.loreal.com/_en/_ww/index.aspx?direct1=00008&direct2=00008/00001
This prestigious annual distinction is awarded to five leading female researchers, one per continent. The program identifies exceptional women as role models for generations to come.
Deadline: 6/30/12

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April 2012 articles:
Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Current Classes
Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Request for Proposals
Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program
Department of Defense (DOD) Funding Opportunities in Several Research Programs
National Marfan Foundation (NMF) Grant Program for Researchers with Faculty Appointments: Request for Proposals
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program

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