Sloan Research Fellowships
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation seeks nominations of outstanding early career researchers for the Sloan Research Fellowships in the fields of: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, earth system science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, and physics. Candidates should have a record of independent research accomplishments that demonstrate creativity, initiative, and the potential to become leaders in the scientific community through their contributions to their field. The Foundation strongly encourages the nomination of qualified women and underrepresented minority candidates.
Successful candidates receive a $75,000 fellowship awarded to the candidate's institution to be used over a two-year period for any activity supportive of the fellow's research, including (but not limited to) equipment, technical assistance, summer salary support, professional travel, or trainee support.
To be considered, interested applicants must submit all application materials no later than September 15, 2020. The process for collecting your nomination materials should begin well in advance of September 15th so that you do not miss the deadline.
Candidates for a Sloan Research Fellowship must:
- Hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, molecular biology, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or a related field;
- Be members of the faculty of a college, university, or other degree-granting institution in the U.S. or Canada;
- Be tenure-track, though untenured, as of September 15, 2020;
- And the candidate’s faculty position must carry a regular teaching obligation.
The Sloan Research Fellowship Program recognizes and rewards outstanding early-career faculty who have the potential to revolutionize their fields of study.
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Confidential Nomination Letter (1)
Journal Articles (2)
Research Statement (1)
Confidential Letters of Support (3)
Nominee General Information
Support Writer Information
EEO-1/Affirmative Action Voluntary Self Identification Form