- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicants must be no more than six years from completion of the most recent Ph.D. or equivalent, unless they have held a faculty appointment for less than two years or unless one of the following special circumstances apply: military service, a change of field, or child rearing.
- Award: $50,000 for two-year period
- Deadline: 9/15/2009
- Details: The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year Fellowships are awarded yearly to 118 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
- Keywords: Chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational, evolutionary molecular biology, interdisciplinary fields
NB: Funds are awarded directly to the Fellow's institution and may be used by the Fellow for such purposes as equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, trainee support, or any other activity directly related to the Fellow's research.