Vilcek Foundation: 2023 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science and Music

The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise recognize and celebrate the contributions of immigrants to the arts, culture, and society in the United States. The prizes are awarded to foreign-born scientists and artists whose early-career work represents a significant contribution to their field.

Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Medicine
The Vilcek Foundation will award three Creative Promise Prizes of $50,000 each to young, immigrant biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Immigrant scientists who hold full-time independent positions with universities or academic research institutions are invited to apply. Apply if:

  • You were born outside the United States to non-American parents
  • You are not more than 38 years old
  • You are a biomedical scientist who has conducted creative, independent research in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science

Prize for Creative Promise in Music
The Vilcek Foundation will award three Creative Promise Prizes of $50,000 each to young, immigrant musicians who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in music. Immigrant composers, songwriters, conductors, DJs, instrumentalists, producers, singers and vocalists with at least five years of professional experience in music are invited to apply. Apply if:

  • You were born outside the United States to non-American parents
  • You are not more than 38 years old
  • You have five years of professional experience in music and possess a strong track record of creative and innovative work

Please contact Lynn Wong if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.