Chemistry

Welch Award in Chemistry

The purpose of The Welch Award in Chemistry is to foster and encourage basic chemical research and to recognize, in a substantial manner, the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of mankind.Any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have had a significant, positive influence on mankind.  The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Prize Amount: 
$300,000
Nomination Deadline: 
01/31/2018
Past Due Date: 
01/30/2015

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

Franklin Institute Awards

The Benjamin Franklin Medals are awarded annually and span seven disciplines of science: chemistry, computer and cognitive science, earth and environmental science, electrical engineering, life science, mechanical engineering, and physics. Nominations for the Benjamin Franklin Medals are accepted on a rolling basis.The Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science is presented in a predetermined field of interest chosen each year.

Prize Amount: 
Varies
Nomination Deadline: 
05/31/2018

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

National Academy of Sciences Awards

The NAS is accepting nominations for its 2014 awards in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. Nominations will be accepted through September 30, 2013 for most awards.

Prize Amount: 
Varies
Nomination Deadline: 
10/01/2017

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

ASBMB- The Herbert Tabor Research Award

The Herbert Tabor Research Award and lectureship has been established by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to recognize the many contributions of Dr. Herbert Tabor to the Journal of Biological Chemistry and the Society. The award will be given for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and contributions to the community of scientists.  ASBMB seeks to be the first to recognize outstanding accomplishments. Nominations must originate from ASBMB members and the nominee must be a member of ASBMB.

Prize Amount: 
$30,000
Nomination Deadline: 
06/02/2018

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

ASCMB-William C. Rose Award

The William C. Rose Award recognizes outstanding contributions to biochemical and molecular biological research and a demonstrated commitment to the training of younger scientists, as epitomized by the late Dr. Rose. Nominations must be originated by Society members, but the nominees need not be ASBMB members.

Prize Amount: 
$3000
Nomination Deadline: 
06/02/2018

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

Wolf Prize

Since 1978, five or six prizes have been awarded annually in the Sciences. Prize fields comprise: Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics. The prize in each field consists of a certificate and a monetary award of $100,000. In the event of two or three recipients sharing the prize, the honorarium is divided equally. 

Prize Amount: 
$100,000
Nomination Deadline: 
08/31/2017

In cases where only one nominee may be nominated from an institution, the Dean's office may form an ad hoc committee to identify candidates.

AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research

The award will be given for outstanding, novel and significant chemistry research, which has led to important contributions to the fields of basic cancer research, translational cancer research, cancer diagnosis, the prevention of cancer or the treatment of patients with cancer. Such research may include, but is not limited to, drug discovery and design; structural biology; proteomics, metabolomics and biological mass spectrometry; chemical aspects of carcinogenesis; imaging agents and radio therapeutics; and chemical biology.

Prize Amount: 
$10,000
Nomination Deadline: 
10/15/2017

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Dickson Prize in Medicine

The Dickson Prize in Medicine is awarded annually to a leading American investigator who is engaged in innovative, paradigm-shifting biomedical research.

Prize Amount: 
$50,000
Nomination Deadline: 
10/21/2017

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards seek to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world. These international awards include categories in the Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), Biomedicine, and Biology.

Prize Amount: 
400,000 euros
Nomination Deadline: 
06/30/2018
Past Due Date: 
06/01/2012
Website: 

www.fbbva.es/awards

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Raymond & Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences: Chemistry

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, awarded at Tel Aviv University (TAU), has been established is awarded alternatively in the fields of Physics and Chemistry. The prize is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists.The Chemistry field for the Year 2017 is entitled: Magnetic Resonance

Prize Amount: 
$100,000
Nomination Deadline: 
12/08/2017

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

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