Awards Relevant to Biological Anthropology as a Life Science

NOSTER & Science Microbiome Prize - American Association for the Advancement of Science

Eligible - Junior Faculty and Postdoc, younger than 35 year old, who received MD or PhD in the last 10 years. Work for publication for publication must have been completed in the last 3 years and applicant must have completed or directed all of it.

Deadline: January 24

Amount - 25 000


Audacious Project prize - TED

Eligible - faculty “Change-makers” with bold ideas. This bears similarity to the Canadian Research Chairs program

Deadline - May 8

Amount: unknown.


Prize in Development Biology - March of Dimes

amount: $250 000

Deadline: Dec 2


National Medal of Science - National Science Foundation

Eligible - faculty (Very distinguished senior award)

Deadline: June 30


Sjoberg Prize - Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Deadline: May 1

Amount - $ 1 million

Eligible - the Academy invites the institution, and the institution nominates from within


David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Theoretical Foundations of Human Cognition - Cognitive Science Society

Amount: $100, 000

Deadline: Feb


AAAS - Newcomb Cleveland Prize

Eligibility - faculty author of a paper in Science magazine

Nomination by readers of the magazine

Deadline: Jun 30