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Deadline: Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

Event Type
University of Illinois
Jul 19, 2021   All Day
Hannah Gorrie
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Department Events Calendar

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists recognize the country’s most promising faculty-rank researchers in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. One Blavatnik Laureate in each disciplinary category will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds, and additional nominees will be recognized as Finalists. Information about the previous year’s Laureates and Finalists can be found on the Blavatnik website.

Award/Prize amount: $250,000
Application/Nomination information: Blavatnik is a limited submission opportunity. The Office of the Provost will submit up to three nominations, one in each category. Please review eligibility criteria and other requirements prior to submitting a nomination.

Use the online form to upload the following information (in one document) for the internal campus competition:

  • Date of birth (nominees must be 42 or younger – born in or after 1979);
  • Disciplinary category (see list on Blavatnik website);
  • Rationale for the nomination (200-word maximum);
  • Research Summary (1,000-word maximum, paragraph form); and
  • Current CV

Nomination package must be submitted by midnight July 19, 2021.

Agency deadline: October 2021
Internal/Campus deadline: July 19, 2021
Illinois campus contact:
Additional information: Blavatnik website

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