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Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

The prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years.

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The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics, and Systems Biology approaches; Ecology and​ Environment; Molecular Medicine. Eligible entrants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2019 or 2020.

The winners from each category will compete for the grand prize that will be published in Science. Essays from the each of the category winners will be published online.

Prize money: USD 30,000 for the grand prize winner, USD 10,000 for each of the category winners.

Application deadline: 15 July 2021

More information can be found here.