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To help BPS members secure research funding and opportunities, the Society maintains a list of relevant and open grants and opportunities provided by other organizations. This list is updated regularly, but it is not an exhaustive list. If we are missing a useful resource, please let us know.

Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The Prize is awarded annually to one researcher for the most outstanding basic or translational research conducted by him/her. The entrant's essay must describe their research and its implications for regenerative medicine or cell therapy.

Who can apply: Entrants must have an advanced degree received on or after January 1, 2008.

Website: http://www.sciencemag.org/sartorius-science-prize-how-enter-1

NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

Established by E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, the NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society is awarded biennially for contributions to chemistry, either in fundamental science or its application, that clearly satisfy a societal need. The award is given in alternate years to chemists working in industry and to those in academia, government, and nonprofit organizations. The award is presented with a $20,000 prize.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/chemistry-in-service-to-society.html

NAS Award in Chemical Sciences

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The NAS Award in Chemical Sciences is presented annually to honor innovative research in the chemical sciences that contributes to a better understanding of the natural sciences and to the benefit of humanity. The NAS Award in Chemical Sciences was established in 1978 and supported by Occidental Petroleum Corporation from 1978 to 1996. The Merck Company Foundation assumed sponsorship in 1999. The award is presented with a medal and a $15,000 prize.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/chemical-sciences.html

NAS Award for Scientific Discovery

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The NAS Award for Scientific Discovery is presented every two years to recognize an accomplishment or discovery in basic research, achieved within the previous five years, that is expected to have a significant impact on one or more of the following fields: astronomy, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, materials science, or physics through the selection of recipients of the Award. The Awards will rotate among these fields as determined by the NAS Council. To be eligible for an Award, a candidate must be a scientist at a university, college, or other research institution within the United States. This award is presented with a medal, a $50,000 prize, and $50,000 to support the recipient’s research.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/nas-award-for-scientific.html

NAS Award in Molecular Biology

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The NAS Award in Molecular Biology is supported by Pfizer Inc. and recognizes a recent notable discovery by a young scientist (defined as no older than 45) who is a citizen of the United States. The award is presented with a medal and a $25,000 prize.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/molecular-biology.html

NAS Award in the Neurosciences

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The NAS Award in the Neurosciences is awarded every three years to recognize extraordinary contributions to the progress of the neuroscience fields, including neurochemistry, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, developmental neuroscience, neuroanatomy, and behavioral and clinical neuroscience. The award was established by the Fidia Research Foundation and is presented with a $25,000 prize.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/neurosciences.html

NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Deadline: Oct 01, 2018

The NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences recognizes research by a mid-career scientist (defined as up to 20 years since completion of PhD) at a U.S. institution who has made an extraordinary contribution to agriculture or to the understanding of the biology of a species fundamentally important to agriculture or food production. For the purpose of the prize, areas of science with applications to agriculture include plant and animal sciences, microbiology, nutrition and food science, soil science, entomology, veterinary medicine, and agricultural economics. The recipient will be awarded a medal and a $100,000 prize. The prize is endowed through generous gifts from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Website: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/food-and-agriculture.html

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