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Student Awards

This award application is now closed!  See one of our winning Student Award video submissions below:

Seungri (Victor) Kim
PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
The Grove School of Engineering of City College of New York

We are excited to announce our first NanoBioNYC Student Awards! NanoBioNYC has created six monetary awards to celebrate fellows and scholars with outstanding research who excel in one of the following categories. Two of these awards will be presented at our official Launch Event on April 18, 2023. These awards are open to all CUNY STEM graduate students.


Award Categories - $2,500 each

  • Creative Research Award in Biomedical Materials and Nanomedicine

  • Creative Research Award in Nanoscale Solutions for Sustainable Materials

  • Creative Research Award in Green Energy Harvesting

  • Breaking Boundaries Award for Science Outreach

  • Breaking Boundaries Award for Cross Cutting Computational Research

  • Breaking Boundaries Award for 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 March 30.

  • Present a talk or poster at our Launch Event on April 18. Call for abstracts is open until March 30.

  • 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 3-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. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 7 at 11:59 PM.

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