College of Liberal Arts

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships

Wednesday Sep 15, 2010

Nomination Information:  http://www.sloan.org/fellowships/page/3

Fields awarded:
Chemistry (23), Computer Science (16), Economics (8), Molecular Biology (12), Mathematics (20), Neuroscience (16), Physics (23)
Numbers in parenthesis represent annual fellowships awarded in each field.

Prize: $50,000 USD [unrestricted]

Deadline: September 15, 2010

Eligibility requirements:
* Hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience or computational and evolutionary molecular biology, or in a related interdisciplinary field;
* Be members of the regular faculty (i.e., tenure track) of a college or university in the United States or Canada; and
* Normally, be no more than six years from completion of the most recent Ph.D. or equivalent as of the year of their nomination.**
 
**Selection committees may make exceptions for candidates who are more than six years from their most recent Ph.D. due to military service, a change of field, or child-rearing responsibilities or who have held a faculty appointment for less than two years.  If any of these circumstances apply, a clear explanation should be included in the candidate's nomination letter.

Note:  More than one candidate from a department may be nominated, but no more than three.

All nomination materials, including all letters of support, must be postmarked to the Foundation on or before September 15th, 2010.  All nomination materials must be submitted both by mail and by email.

Nominations should be mailed to:

Sloan Research Fellowships
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2550
New York, NY 10111-0242

AND submitted by email to:
researchfellows@sloan.org

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