Blavatnik Scholarship


On Tuesday, September 30th the New York Academy of Sciences and the Blavatnik Family Foundation will announce the opening of nominations for 2015 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Faculty Competition.


The Blavatnik National Awards celebrate America’s most innovative and promising faculty-rank scientists and engineers. Your institution is invited to nominate one outstanding young faculty member in each of the three disciplinary categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry.


The nomination period will begin on September 30th, 2014 and end on November 25th, 2014Letters of support must be submitted by December 9th, 2014.


Please refer to the national nomination guidelines for details on candidate eligibility, nomination requirements, and selection criteria.  A list of frequently asked questions is also available to assist you during the online nomination process.


Included below are the “call for nomination” banners you can use to disseminate this announcement on your institutional website.


Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.  You may send inquiries to  or directly contact the Blavatnik Awards staff at (212) 298-8624 (M-F, 9 am – 5 pm EST).  Additional information is also available at:


We look forward to hearing about the most exciting and promising young faculty researchers from your institution.





Mercedes Gorre, PhD

Executive Director

Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

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