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In Search of the Next Postdoctoral Stars of the Tri-State Area

Nominations for the 2020 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists will be open from December 4, 2019 through January 29, 2020

Published November 22, 2019

In Search of the Next Postdoctoral Stars of the Tri-State Area

The Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists recognize outstanding young postdoctoral researchers under the age of 42 from institutions across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Every year, one Winner and two Finalists are selected in each of the three categories of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry, with Winners receiving $30,000 each and Finalists receiving $10,000 each, all in unrestricted funds.

Nominations will be accepted from eligible research universities, independent research institutions, academic medical centers, and government laboratories across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Self-nominations will not be accepted. If you are interested in learning about how to be nominated or if you know a brilliant postdoc that would make an outstanding candidate for nomination, contact your institutional nominator, available here.  For more information, please see the Guidelines for the Blavatnik Regional Awards, as well as the Nomination Materials & Instructions.

For other questions, please see the Blavatnik Regional Awards FAQ page, or contact us at