Outstanding Young Investigator Award

Important Dates

  • July 01, 2015 Nomination period opens
  • August 01, 2015 2016 Nomination Deadline

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All nominations must be submitted through the NEW MRS Awards Nomination Submission Portal, opening on July 1 and closing August 1. Nominators need NOT be MRS Members, however, an MRS account must be used to login to the site. If you do not have an MRS username and password, Create an Account Today.

About the Award

To recognize outstanding, interdisciplinary scientific work in materials research by a young scientist or engineer. The award recipient must also show exceptional promise as a developing leader in the materials area.

Award Package

The annual award consists of a $5,000 cash prize, a presentation trophy and a certificate. Meeting registration fee and reasonable travel expenses to attend the Materials Research Society meeting at which the award is presented will be reimbursed.

Nomination Information

Nominations for the Outstanding Young Investigator Award will be accepted through August 1. Rules and eligibility, nomination package requirements and more are available here.


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