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Submit your nominations for the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize 2021 and be lucky enough to have your nominee emerge a winner and win a cash prize of up to $25,000 as well as a commemorative plaque and an all expense covered travel to attend the AAAS annual meeting.

Application Deadline: June 30 2021

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Benefits

  • The value of the prize is $25,000 
  • The winner equally receives a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration and reimbursement for reasonable travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual meeting in order to accept the prize.

Eligibility

  • The prize is awarded to the author or authors of an outstanding paper published in the Research Articles or Reports sections of Science. Each annual contest starts with the first issue of June and ends with the last issue of the following May.
  • An eligible paper is one that includes original research data, theory, or synthesis; is a fundamental contribution to basic knowledge or is a technical achievement of far-reaching consequence; and is a first-time publication of the author’s own work. Reference to pertinent earlier work by the author may be included to give perspective.
  • Self nominations would not be accepted.

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Application Instructions

Nomination Procedures

Throughout the year, readers of Science are invited to nominate papers appearing in the Research Articles or Reports sections. Nominations must be submitted via the  online form by June 30.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is committed to equal opportunity for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected categories. AAAS seeks as diverse a pool of award nominations as possible, including as well a wide range of disciplines, institutional types, and geographical locations.

About the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

The Association’s oldest award, the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, supported by The Fodor Family Trust, was established in 1923 with funds donated by Newcomb Cleveland of New York City and was originally called the AAAS Thousand Dollar Prize. It is now known as the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, and its value is US$25,000. In addition to the prize funds, the winner receives a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration, and reimbursement for reasonable travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting in order to accept the prize.

Key Dates and Order of Program

Application deadline is June 30 2021.

  • Final selection is determined by a panel of distinguished scientists appointed by the editor-in-chief of Science.

Past Winners

2019-2020 Recipients

The 2019-2020 Newcomb Cleveland Prize was awarded to Brian Lovett, Etienne Bilgo, Souro Abel Millogo, Abel Kader Ouattara, Issiaka Sare, Edounou Jacques Gnambani, Roch K. Dabire, Abdoulaye Diabate, Raymond J. St. Leger for their outstanding research article “Transgenic Metarhizium rapidly kills mosquitoes in a malaria-endemic region of Burkina Faso,” published in Science 31 May 2019.

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