Funding and Awards


The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

Managed by L’Oréal USA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this program is a component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships. It awards $60,000 in grants to five women postdoctoral scientists for their contributions in STEM fields. 

Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

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NOSTER Science Microbiome Prize

The NOSTER Science Microbiome Prize is an international prize that rewards innovative research by investigators, under the age of 35, who are working on the functional attributes of the microbiota. The top prize includes a complimentary membership to AAAS, an online subscription to Science, and $25,000 (USD).

Application Deadline: January 24th, 2020

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Extension Policy for K99/R00 Eligibility

The NIH has approved a one year extension for childbirth within the four year K99 eligibility window. Read more HERE.