Wanted: Young Talent for $500,000 Prize The National Science Foundation is looking for promising young researchers in any field of science, mathematics, or engineering to consider for the 1989 Alan T. Waterman Award. Honoring NSF’s first director, the award encourages “further high quality research,” with a prize of up to $500,000 per year for three years of research or advanced study. The award grant is made to the institution of the recipient’s choice and is administered in the same general manner as any other NSF grant.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and not more than 35 years old or not more than five years beyond receipt of a Ph.D. A successful candidate displays “quality, innovation, and potential for discovery in his or her research.” For information, contact Lois J. Hamaty, NSF: (202)357-7512.
New Pew Executive Director
The Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia has a new executive director...