The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise support emerging to mid-career immigrant professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievements early in their careers.
Three prizes of $50,000 each will be awarded to immigrant professionals in each of two categories: Biomedical Science and Design.
The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise recognize rising foreign-born scientists and designers whose work shows promise for further development, and represents a significant contribution to their field. The prizes celebrate the contributions of immigrants to the arts and sciences, and raise awareness of the importance of immigration for a robust society.
To be eligible, applicants must have been born on or after January 1, 1985. Limited exceptions will be made for applicants who have experienced career interruptions due to caregiving, medical, military, or parental leave. DACA recipients and asylum seekers are strongly encouraged to apply.