Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research, internal deadline Nov. 7

The Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research is intended to reward individuals who are making significant transformative breakthroughs in vision research; this may include those whose contributions to science in general, or through the development of an innovative technology or fundamental scientific breakthrough have been applied to, aided and/or improved the vision sciences. The award includes a $100,000 prize plus $400,000 over three years to support the award recipient’s research.

Limited Submission This opportunity requires internal coordination since OHSU may only submit one application. The nominators must be holders of an established post, such as an Officer, dean or other authorized person, with signing authority, at a University, Research Institution, or an officer of a private/public corporation who has the authority to submit nomination applications on behalf of their company, and is competent, qualified and able to identify the significant transformative research of the nominee. The nominee must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. See sponsor announcement for complete nominee eligibility requirements.

The deadline for internal applications is November 7, 2014. If you intend to apply, complete a limited submission form before the internal deadline.