Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.

Read the announcement of the 2013 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences.

The current grant level is $240,000; $60,000 per year for a four-year period. In 2015, Pew will name the next Class of Pew Scholars. For the 31st series of awards, to be made in 2015, one nomination will be invited from each of the participating institutions. Participating institutions have been selected on the basis of the scope of their work in biomedical research and recommended to The Pew Charitable Trusts by the National Advisory Committee of the Program. The application for the 2015 awards will open on August 1, 2014.

Below you will find more information on the Program.

  • Program

    Information on eligibility, terms of the award, participating institutions and National Advisory Committee members.
  • Application Process

    Information on the application process and instructions for nominated candidates.
  • Directory of Scholars

    Searchable directories of the 1985-present Pew Scholars.
  • Scholar Highlights and News

    Publications, press releases and media coverage about the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences.

  • Oral History Project

    The story of scientific discovery is a personal one, and more than 180 alumni of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences have recorded oral histories that chronicle their lives and research.

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The Pew Charitable Trusts announces the 2012 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences. Read more