2016 Pew Scholars Program in the biomedical sciences 2015 limited submission opportunity

The Pew scholars program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.

  • Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences or medicine.
  • As of Nov. 16, 2015, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor.
  • On July 16, 2015, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before July 16, 2012), whether or not such an appointment was on a tenure track.

Based on their performance during their education and training, candidates should demonstrate outstanding promise as contributors in science relevant to human health. Strong proposals will incorporate particularly creative and innovative approaches. Candidates whose work is based on biomedical principles, but brings in concepts and theories from more diverse fields, are encouraged to apply. Risk-taking is encouraged. Selection of the successful candidates will be based on a detailed description of the work that the applicant proposes to undertake, evaluations of the candidate’s performance, and notable past accomplishments, including honors, awards and publications. In evaluating the candidates, the National Advisory Committee gives considerable weight to evidence that the candidate is a successful independent investigator and has published significant work.

UW-Madison is allowed to submit 1 Nomination. For the project selected, the Nomination will be submitted by the Internal Review Committee using Pew website. Internal Review is due by June 8, 2015. Nominations are due to the Sponsor by July 15, 2015. Proposal submission deadline is November 16, 2015. Please contact Dave Schuster at (608) 263-7274 or regarding questions. More information can be found here.