An essay, written by the entrant, describing his/her/their research at the intersection of the life and social sciences, showing interdisciplinary work. The essay must not exceed 1,000 words in length.
Also, a one-page letter of recommendation from his or her postdoctoral adviser, supervisor, or other senior colleagues who are familiar with the entrant’s work.
A Curriculum Vitae that includes the following:
Full citations of papers that the entrant has published on the research described in the essay
Academic as well as professional awards and honors that the entrant has received
Relevant professional experience
In addition, copies of two of the entrant’s papers that are most relevant to the essay.
The Entry Form and additional submission materials must be submitted electronically through the prize management system here.
February-June 2022: Deadline for Compilation and Review of Submissions
July-September 2022: Selection of Award Winner(s)
November 2022: Announcement of Award Winner(s)
2023: Award Ceremony
Science editors will screen the essays. A committee of scientists will select winners from the finalists and will decide on the winners. The essays will be judged on their scientific quality and the clarity and style of writing.