Regional Awards

The Blavatnik Regional Awards acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of outstanding postdoctoral scientists from institutions in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Winners are awarded $30,000 each and Finalists are awarded $10,000 each in unrestricted funds.  

“Young scientists represent the future of scientific thought. By honoring these young individuals and their achievements we are helping to promote the breakthroughs in science and technology that will define how our world will look in 20, 50, 100 years.”

—Len Blavatnik, Founder and Chairman of Access Industries and head of the Blavatnik Family Foundation

Nominations are accepted from research universities, independent research institutions, academic medical centers, and government laboratories in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. 

Members of the regional Jury, who will evaluate the nominations and select the postdoctoral winners and finalists, are distinguished scientists and engineers from various institutions in the Northeast. 

The honorees of the Blavatnik Regional Awards are celebrated each year with a ceremony during the New York Academy of Sciences Annual Gala in New York City.