For Faculty in Engineering, Physics, Math
$1 million. Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. For contributions to math and its applications, of extraordinary depth and influence. Math; mathematical physics; mathematical aspects of computer science; scientific computing; statistics; applications of math in science. Deadline Nov. 15.
AMS Centennial Fellowship
American Mathematical Society. $80,000 to aid development of research career. All areas of mathematics. Faculty with Ph.D. for at least 3 yrs but not more than 12. December 1
Beckman Young Investigators
To $750,000 over 4 yrs. Faculty in first 5 yrs of appointment, espec. if minimal external funding. For innovative research or invention of methods, instruments, and materials to open new avenues of science research: chem and life sciences, energy, nanoscience, imaging, materials, instrumentation, computation. October 1
Benjamin Franklin Medal
Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Engineering. For discovery or body of work reflecting extraordinary insight, skill, or creativity. Nomination deadline open.
Bower Award and Prize
$250,000. Franklin Institute. Individual whose achievement has had a significant impact. Theme and discipline change each year. Theme for 2009: Cosmos. Nom deadline May 31.
$500,000 National Academy of Engineering. For innovation and reduction to practice in engineering and technology advancing the welfare and freedom of humanity. All engineering disciplines. Nomination deadline early April.
Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World
$200,000 for original, feasible ideas which could lead to a more just and peaceful world order. They may address a wide range of global concerns such as cooperation on environmental or other issues; international law; world politics; global economic issues; resolution of regional, ethnic, or racial conflicts; proliferation of destructive technologies; international relations; or other. Deadline early January.
Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships
Postdoc grants in Germany, up to 12 months. PhD within past 2 yrs. Humanities, social science, education, math, life sciences, engineering. June 15
Russ Prize www.nae.edu/nae/awardscom.nsf
$500,000 NAE. Bioengineering. Achievement with significant impact on society and advancing the human condition through widespread use. Nom deadline early April.
Gordon Prize, Innovation in
$500,000: half to recipient and half to recipient's institution. To recognize new modalities and experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders. Focus on innovations in curricular design, teaching methods, and technology-enabled learning that strengthen students' capabilities and desire to grow into leadership roles. Nom deadline early April.
Powe Junior Faculty Awards
$5,000 +$5,000 from home institution. Full-time assistant prof within 2 yrs of initial tenure-track appt. Life science, physical science, math/computer science, engineering. Deadline Feb. 1
Anita Borg Early Career Award
Early-career (~8 yrs) CSE female who has made significant contributions to research and to the profession, esp. in outreach to women. Nomination deadline February.
DOE Dept. of Energy
Multiple research participation and fellowship programs; see website. Deadlines vary.
Microsoft New Faculty Fellows
$200,000 cash award for early-career faculty advancing computing research in novel directions, likely to become thought leaders in the field. Each university may nominate one. Nom deadline early November.
National Academy of Sciences. Various awards, including these. Nomination deadline Sept. 15.
Award for Initiatives in Research -- $15,000 to innovative scientists, age <35, citizen
Award in Mathematics -- $5,000 for excellence in published mathematical research
Award for Industrial Application of Science -- $25,000, industrial applications of significant science achievements.
National Academies, Research Associates
Both Postdoc (within 5 yrs of PhD) and Senior Associates (5+ yrs from PhD), at participating labs. Deadlines vary.
National Research Council
Postdoc (within 5 yrs of PhD) and Senior Research Associateships (5+ yrs), in chem, earth sciences, math, physics, space/planetary. US citzns and foreign nationals. Deadlines Feb 1, May 1, Aug 1, Nov 1
Newton International Fellowships
Funding for 2 yrs post-doc collaborative research in U.K. Humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering. Apply when completing Ph.D. or up to 6 yrs postdoc. Deadline August.
NRC Summer Faculty Research
Sci or engnrg; 8-12 wk summer research project in EPA lab. Citzn or perm res. Deadlines Feb, Nov
Optical Society of America
Multiple awards in optics and photonics. Deadlines vary, but most = Oct. 1
Jefferson Science Fellows
$50,000 stipend plus home salary. One year at U.S. Department of State. Tenured, U.S. citizen, science or engineering; interest and experience in policy issues. Nomination deadline January.
Simons Fellow, Math
Supporting semester or academic-year leave. Sept
Simons Fellow, Theoretical Physics
Supporting semester or academic-year leave. Sept.
Simons Foundation Collaborative Math
Supporting travel and multi-year inter-institutional collaboration. January
Sloan Industry Studies Fellows
$45,000 for 2 yrs. Junior tenure-track faculty (no more than 6 yrs from Ph.D.), to contribute to understanding companies, product and labor markets, institutions and interactions via research grounded in direct observation. Encouraging academic - industry cooperation. Ph.D. in economics, management, engineering or related interdisciplinary field. Deadline Oct.
Sloan Research Fellows
$45,000 for 2 yrs. Early-career (tenure-track, no more than 6 yrs from completion of Ph.D.). Chemistry, physics, math, computer science, neuroscience, computational biology, or related interdisciplinary field. Strong evidence of independent research accomplishments. Deadline September.
Stockholm Water Prize
$150,000. Outstanding achievements in science, engineering, technology, education or public policy related to protection of water resources and to improved water conditions which contribute to the health of the planet's inhabitants and ecosystems. Nomination deadline Sept.
Supreme Court Fellows
One-year fellowship with Supreme Court. Seeks diverse backgrounds, including systems research/analysis. Need multi-disciplinary training and experience, including familiarity with the judicial process; 2+ yrs professional experience; administrative ability. Deadline Nov.
George Polya Prize
To $20,000 SIAM For applications of combinatorial theory
Ralph Kleinman Prize
$5,000 For outstanding research bridging math to applications
$4,000 For outstanding contribution to applied mathematics
Julian Cole Lectureship
$1,000 For mathematical solutions of problems in physical science, biological science, or engineering.
Germund Dahlquist Prize
$1,000 Researcher under age 45. Differential equations and numerical methods for scientific computing
Theodore von Karman Prize
$1,000 for applications of math to mechanics and engineering
Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software
$1,000 Under age 40. Addressing all phases of the preparation of high-quality software.
ICIAM, GAMM. Under age 42. For outstanding work on industrial and applied mathematics.
ICIAM. Mathematician making exceptional contribution to applied mathematics throughout career
ICIAM, IMA. Demonstrated originality in applied mathematics.
Su Buchin Prize
ICIAM, CSIAM. Application of mathematics to emerging economies and human development, in particular at economic and cultural level in developing countries.
ICIAM, SIAM. For pioneering work introducing applied mathematical methods and scientific computing techniques to an industrial problem area or new scientific field of applications.
ETS tests, Visiting Scholars
$3,500 honorarium, travel, housing. Month of June at ETS; write/review test questions and equity. Math, Statistics, Psychometrics. Members of underrepresented groups. Deadline early December.
$500,000 over 3 yrs. Any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF. Criteria: originality, innovation, significant impact on the field. Age 35 or younger, or less than 7 yrs beyond receipt of Ph.D.