The BMI Student Composer Awards is a competition for young composers of classical music. Founded in 1951, the competition has become one of the most coveted and prestigious awards for young composers in the Western Hemisphere. Co-sponsored by the BMI Foundation and by BMI, the awards are made on an annual basis for compositions submitted by students actively engaged in the study of music, and all works are judged under pseudonyms. The current Advisory Board for the competition includes John C.
Archive – January 2014
Google Faculty Research Awards to Support Research in Computer Science, Engineering, and Related Fields - External Deadline: April 15, 2014
These one-year awards, structured as unrestricted gifts to top universities worldwide, support the work of world-class full-time faculty members. There are two funding rounds in 2014 (deadlines: April 15 and October 15). Recipients are selected through a comprehensive internal review process and notified of their awards within four months. Most awards are funded at the amount needed to support basic expenses for one graduate student for one year.
As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, the company offers Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants. To encourage female computer scientists (at the student, post-doctoral, and professional levels) to attend selected technical conferences in EMEA, these grants provide the award recipients with free registration and up to 1000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs (to be paid after the conference).
Dana Foundation’s 2014 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program - Internal Proposal Deadline: February 3, 2014
The Charles A. Dana Foundation recently announced the 2014 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program. The program provides up to $200,000 over a period of three years to support early career investigators who are working on promising, high-risk, and innovative projects that have a direct clinical application to improve human brain and brain-immune functioning with the goal of promoting health and preventing and treating disease. Proposals should focus on imaging in patients or patient ti
HHMI Announces 2015 Investigator Competition - External Deadlines: Online Registration: May 1, 2014; Complete Proposal: June 3, 2014
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's 2015 Investigators Awards Program seeks to appoint 20-25 outstanding scientists who are basic researchers and physician scientists studying significant biological problems in all biomedical disciplines, including plant biology, as well as in adjacent fields such as evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology.
Moore Foundation Announces $1.5M Data-Driven Discovery Investigator Awards - External Deadline: February 24, 2014
The Betty and Gordon Moore Foundation is announcing a solicitiation for applications for an Investigator Program as part of its Data-Driven Discovery (DDD) Initiative. DDD seeks to advance the people and practices of data-intensive science, to take advantage of the increasing volume, velocity, and variety of scientific data to make new discoveries. Within this initiative, we’re supporting data-driven discovery investigators – individuals who exemplify multidisciplinary, da
Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program (SRTP) - External Deadline February 14, 2014
The Summer Research Trainee Program is a mandatory eight weeks in length. A living stipend of $4,000 for food and other necessities is provided along with housing costs (lodging arrangements provided near the hospital).