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Student Awards

We are excited to announce our NanoBioNYC Student Awards have reopened! NanoBioNYC has created six monetary awards to celebrate fellows and scholars with outstanding research who excel in one of the following categories. Three of these awards will be presented at the Graduate Center Chemistry Seminar Day on December 12, 2023. These awards are open to all CUNY STEM graduate students.


Award Categories

  • Biomedical Materials and Nanomedicine

  • Nanoscale Solutions for Sustainable Materials

  • Green Energy Harvesting

  • Science Outreach

  • Cross Cutting Computational Research

  • Entrepreneurial Breakthrough


To qualify for these awards, applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria.

  • Sign up to become a NanoBioNYC fellow or scholar. Applications for the Spring Scholars 2023 cohort is open to all CUNY STEM graduate students until November 30.

  • Present a talk (Chemistry students only) or poster at Seminar Day on December 12. Register to present.

    • *Note: Year 2 Chemistry students presenting on a literary review unrelated to their research do not have to give a separate presentation to fulfill this requirement.​ You may present a research poster if you already have one made.

  • Submit one reference contact. This may be a current or former PI, advisor, or mentor.

  • Submit a 2-page curriculum vitae. Include research experience, publications, presentations, awards, and other relevant experiences.

  • Submit a 4-min (maximum) video using the instructions detailed on the application page.


More information on how to apply can be found on the application form page linked below. Deadline to apply is THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30 at 11:59 PM.

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