NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award

The Editors of Science and the NOMIS Foundation are looking to recognize young researchers asking fundamental questions at the intersection of life and social sciences via the new NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award.

The award is presented for outstanding, innovative, and interdisciplinary research performed by the applicant as described in a 1,000-word essay.

The Grand Prize winner will be awarded a cash prize in the amount of $15,000 and be provided travel and accommodation to the award ceremony, if applicable.  Additionally, the Grand Prize winner is invited to present a proposal for funding to the NOMIS board, as well as receive a 5-year digital subscription to Science, and have their winning essay published in Science, in print and online.

To be eligible, applicants must be younger than thirty-five and hold an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD at the time of entry. The award will be granted annually to one young scientist based on work done in the past 3 years.

The deadline to apply for the 2021 cycle is May 15, 2021.

Find full award details and procedures here.

Thank you to CCHE Associate Director Angela Byars-Winston for sharing!