The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – Newcomb Clevelan Prize

Deadline: June 30

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

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.

For More Information: http://www.aaas.org/page/aaas-newcomb-cleveland-prize

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Fellow

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Quarterly

Description: 

The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nominated by ASME Members and Fellows, an ASME Member has to have 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in ASME.

For More Information: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/fellows

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Gas Turbine Award

Deadline: June 1

Level: Early-career, Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Gas Turbine Award is given in recognition of an outstanding individual–or multiple–author contribution to the literature of combustion gas turbines or gas turbines thermally combined with nuclear or steam power plants.

Eligibility Criteria:

Papers published anywhere in the world are eligible.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/literature-awards

American Society of Mechanical Engineers – S.Y. Zamrik PVP Medal

Deadline: June 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: International

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The S.Y. Zamrik PVP Medal is bestowed for outstanding contributions in the field of pressure vessel and piping technology including, but not limited to, research, development, teaching, and significant advancements of the state-of-the-art.

Eligibility Criteria:

No limitations.

For More Information:  https://www.asme.org/about-asme/participate/honors-awards/achievement-awards/s-y-zamrik-pvp-medal

Steacie Prize in the Natural Sciences

Deadline: June 30

Level: Early-career

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

The Steacie Prize is a Canadian award of $10,000 presented once a year to a scientist or engineer of 40 years of age or less for outstanding scientific research carried out in Canada. The winner is selected by a distinguished panel which is appointed annually by the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fund, a private foundation dedicated to the advancement of science and engineering in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate should be a scientist or engineer of 40 years of age or less with outstanding scientific research carried out in Canada.

For More Information: http://www.steacieprize.ca/howto_e.html

Canada Council – Killam Prize

Deadline: June 15

Level: Mid-career, Senior

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

Every year the Killam Program offers awards to outstanding Canadian scholars working in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering. These awards are among Canada’s most distinguished research awards.
Five prizes of $100,000 are awarded each year in recognition of outstanding career achievements (1 prize in each of the 5 fields).

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible candidates
Scholars may not apply for the Killam Prizes; they must be nominated by an expert in their field.
Killam Prizes are intended for active (not retired) Canadian scholars who have made a substantial and distinguished contribution, over a significant period, to scholarly research. A Killam Prize is not intended as an “end of service” reward, as recognition for one great accomplishment, or in expectation of future distinguished contributions.
Only Canadian citizens are eligible for this honour, and the prizes are awarded only to living candidates. The candidate does not need to be living in Canada when she or he is nominated.

For More Information: http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca/en/about%20killam%20prizes

NSERC – Steacie Fellowship

Deadline: June 7

Level: Early-career

Background: Canada

Cycle: Annual

Description: 

Up to six Steacie Fellowships ($250,000 grant) are awarded annually to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising scientists and engineers who are faculty members of Canadian universities.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should have successfully defended their doctoral thesis within the last 12 years (i.e., 2003 or later) and hold a grant from NSERC.

For More Information: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Prizes-Prix/Steacie-Steacie/Index-Index_eng.asp