Foundation / Corporation
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for promoting diversity in STEM fields. The purpose of this program is to recognize those who have mentored students in USA IHEs from underrepresented groups, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, women, and individuals with disabilities, who earned PhDs in a STEM field.
The two categories of the AAAS Mentor Awards (Lifetime Mentor Award and Mentor Award) both honor individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers. These groups include: women of all racial or ethnic groups; African American, Native American, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities.
Both awards recognize an individual who has mentored and guided significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups to the completion of doctoral studies or who has impacted the climate of a department, college, or institution to significantly increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies. It is important to indicate in the nomination materials how the nominee’s work resulted in departmental and/or institutional change in terms of the granting of PhDs to underrepresented students.
Such commitment and extraordinary effort may be demonstrated by:
GrantWatch ID#: 171301
Both award category recipients receive: A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration, and reimbursement for reasonable travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Nomination form: https://mentorawards.secure-platform.com/a
Nominations will be able to submit online. If you prefer to submit your nomination via postal mail, please contact Michael Feder at email@example.com.
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