How to apply

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

Applicants are to submit a 1000-word essay that is judged by an independent editorial team organized by the journal Science. Essays are judged on the quality of research and the applicants’ ability to articulate how their work would contribute to the scientific field. This year’s application deadline is July 15, 2017.

Winners of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists will be published in Science magazine.Who: Life science researchers who have received a PhD within last 2 years

The categories are:

• Cell and Molecular Biology
• Ecology and Environment
• Genomics and Proteomics
• Translational Medicine

For more information about the rules of eligibility, entry procedures and selection of winners – and to apply for the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists 2017 – head to the Science website:

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