Early-Career Award

The Early-Career Award recognizes scientists who are in the early stages of their careers as independent investigators. The candidate must not have been an independent investigator for more than 10 years and the work submitted for consideration must have been primarily the product of the candidate’s independent lab. A plaque and a $10,000 prize will be presented at the ASHG Annual Meeting.

Nominations for the Early-Career Award will be solicited from the ASHG Awards Committee and the general membership. This award is given on a yearly basis but can be omitted in any given year at the discretion of the Board.

Past Early-Career Awardees

Nomination Requirements

All Early-Career candidates must be an ASHG member. Candidates can self-nominate, or be nominated by a colleague, mentor, mentee, etc.

Required Nomination Materials

  • One nomination letter
  • Two supporting letters of the nomination
  • The resume or CV of the candidate

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