Society for the Study of Evolution: Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize

Society for the Study of Evolution

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Grant amount: US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2021 11:59pm PST

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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The Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution to recognize the accomplishments and future promise of an outstanding young evolutionary biologist.   The prize was established in memory of Professor Dobzhansky by his friends and colleagues, and reflects his lifelong commitment to fostering the research careers of young scientists.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


The candidate must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) awarded no earlier than May 2013 and no later than 1st February 2017, and must be actively involved in research in the field of evolutionary biology.


  • Applicants do not have to be members of the Society for the Study of Evolution, but such membership is encouraged.


  • The three letters of reference are sent separately, but no application will be considered without these letters.