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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's and an outstanding Senior Scientist's contributions to science in the therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Regenerative Medicine, Rare Diseases, Gastroenterology, 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 Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience

The Leon Levy Scholarships in Neuroscience (LLSN) aim to promote groundbreaking neuroscience research in the five boroughs of New York City. The scholarships support the most innovative young researchers at a critical stage of their careers—their postdoctoral research—as they develop the new ideas and directions that will help establish them as independent neuroscientists. Learn more…

New York Academy of Sciences Marine Science and Oceanography Teaching Fellows

The New York Academy of Sciences Marine Science and Oceanography Teaching Fellows program identifies innovative and diverse educators in the fields of Marine Science and Oceanography. Working with the New York Academy of Sciences, these Fellows will help shape the Early Childhood to Grade 12 curriculum at NEOM for formal, informal and family education. Educators from a wide variety of disciplines and organizations are invited to apply, but their focus must be on curricular innovations in the EC-12 space. Learn more...

The Tata Transformation Prize

The Tata Transformation Prize aims to support breakthrough, innovative technologies that address India’s greatest challenges. Applicants put forward innovations with demonstrated high potential to be further developed, tested, and taken to market; the Tata Transformation Prize helps the scientists at the cusp of implementing the most promising transformational technologies take that next step. Learn more...

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.