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Limited submission opportunity: 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships

May. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt may nominate up to three tenure-track faculty per department for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Sloan Research Fellowships. The goal of the fellowships is to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The 2020 Sloan Research Fellows will receive fellowships in the amount of $75,000.

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Limited submission opportunity: Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowships

May. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one nomination to The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s New Directions Fellowships. New Directions Fellowships assist faculty members in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who seek to acquire systematic training outside their own areas of special interest.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2020 Breast Cancer Alliance Young Investigator Grant

May. 23, 2019—To encourage a commitment to breast cancer research, the BCA invites clinical doctors and research scientists whose primary focus is breast cancer research, and who are in the early stages of their career, to apply for funding for the Young Investigator Grant.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center call for proposals for disabilities research project

May. 14, 2019—The mission of the VKC is to facilitate discoveries and best practices that make positive differences in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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Limited submission opportunity: ETH Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators

May. 13, 2019—The ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators recognizes outstanding contributions of young investigators that advance materials, from fundamental to applied research.

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Article co-authored by Randall Thomas selected as one of the Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles for 2018

May. 3, 2019—Thomas examines a power struggle between corporate boards of directors and activist shareholders that played out in courts throughout the nation, and its impact on Delaware courts’ accepted role of establishing and maintaining the legal precedents that undergird American corporate governance law.

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Griffith, Bruce co-edit new reference texts on health equity

May. 1, 2019—Experts from Vanderbilt's Center for Research on Men's Health have authored two reference texts highlighting the unique health equity concerns among male populations, as well as the impact of racism in health care settings.

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Vanderbilt faculty earn awards at AERA annual meeting in Toronto

Apr. 26, 2019—The conference is the world’s largest gathering of education scholars and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative research.

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Limited submission opportunity: Ornamental Horticulture Grants

Apr. 16, 2019—The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust welcomes inquiries from organizations seeking funding for projects that meet its funding interests in ornamental horticulture. Vanderbilt may submit one application to the grant program.

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Limited submission opportunity: Grants for Youth Education and Scientific Education

Apr. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one proposal to the American Honda Foundation's Grants for Youth Education and Scientific Education. The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. We support youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2020 Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program

Apr. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center may nominate one candidate for the Pew Charitable Trusts' 2020 Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program. This program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2020 Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

Apr. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Pew Charitable Trusts' 2020 Pew Biomedical Scholars Award. The award supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to human health. 

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