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Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists recognize and celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers. The Awards are conferred annually to postdoctoral scientists in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and to outstanding young faculty from research institutions based in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel. Honorees from the regional and the national programs receive unrestricted funds through the generosity of the Blavatnik Family Foundation. Learn more…

Innovators in Science Award

The Innovators in Science Award recognizes a promising early career scientist and an outstanding senior scientist's contributions to science in the therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Gastroenterology, Regenerative Medicine, and Oncology, and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research. Learn more…

James McKeen Cattell Award

To encourage and recognize high standards of dissertation research, the Psychology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences awards the James McKeen Cattell Award for outstanding doctoral dissertation in psychology. Learn more… 

The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science Research Fund Award

With support from the Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, the Sackler Institute provides direct funding to stimulate research in important gap areas through grants and an annual competitive award. Projects selected for funding will support understudied topics where multi-disciplinary approaches are needed, with a focus on implementation science. Learn more…

F1000 Outstanding Presentation Poster Prize

Poster Presentations are an important facet of symposia at the New York Academy of Sciences. In recognition of the seminal role played by these contributions, the Academy—in partnership with F1000Research—are pleased to present the F1000 Outstanding Presentation Poster Prize. At each meeting, up to 3 exceptional poster presentations will be awarded a certificate of recognition, one free article submission to F1000Research worth up to $1000, and a free personal subscription to F1000. Additionally, all abstracts selected for presentation at Academy events have the option of being published online, in the NYAS channel of F1000Research. To find open Poster Presentation opportunities, visit our Upcoming Events page.

Travel Fellowships

To encourage highly qualified early career investigators, women, racial/ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, and other individuals who traditionally have been underrepresented in science to pursue professional STEM careers, the Academy provides Travel Fellowships to defray (in part) the travel, lodging, and registration costs for meritorious individuals to attend and present at Academy symposia. Awardees are selected via a competitive application process. To find open Travel Fellowship opportunities, visit our Upcoming Events page.