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Welcome to the the 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists. The nomination period is now open and closes on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Nominate Now!
Letters of Support will be due by Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:59PM ET.

The Blavatnik Regional Awards recognize the most promising postdoctoral-rank scientists and engineers working in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut. The Blavatnik Awards recognize exceptional individuals and their accomplishments in the life sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. Three winners will each receive $30,000 in unrestricted funds, and six finalists will each receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds.

Nominations must be submitted by the institution’s President, Provost, or the President’s official designee (official designees must notify of the delegation of responsibilities). Each institution may nominate up to fifteen individuals.

If you have any questions or experience any technical difficulties, please contact the Blavatnik Awards team at or 212.298.8624 (Monday through Friday, 9AM - 5PM ET).


Brooke Grindlinger, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Scientific Programs & Blavatnik Awards
The New York Academy of Sciences