Research Awards in the amount of $35,000 each are presented annually. Two awards are fully sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific and Waters Corporation. The Research Awards were originated by Robert Finnigan in 1985. The awards are intended to promote academic research in mass spectrometry by young scientists.
Open to academic scientists within four years of joining the tenure track faculty or equivalent in a North American university. Applicants may not have previously received an award under this program. Applicants must be members of ASMS.
Fiscal Requirements for Award Winners.
The awards of $35,000 each will be made to a university in the name of the selected individual and for the researcher’s exclusive use. In accepting this award, the institution will agree not to charge overhead on the funds.
How To Apply.
First, complete and submit the online application (posted here in September). Second, insure that required letters are sent by email. Applicant's dossier is not considered complete until required letters are received by info [at] asms [dot] org
. Letters must be received by November 30 deadline.
Deadline for complete dossiers is November 30.
Items Needed for Online Application
- Fiscal proposal and justification (one-page)
- List of current research support
- Research proposal, including references, figures, etc. (three pages max.)
- Curriculum vitae
- Two letters of support (provide the name and email of letter writers). Actual letters to be submitted directly to info [at] asms [dot] org.