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Keio Medical Science Prize

Description:The Keio Medical Science Prize is given to award outstanding achievements in the field of medical science or life sciences. The Prize was established as one of the Keio University Medical Science Fund's major projects in order to contribute to the advancement of life sciences and medicine, and to encourage the expansion of researcher networks. "Our hope is that by rewarding outstanding achievements in the fields of medical and life sciences, this prize will ultimately contribute to world peace."
Discipline(s):Medicine, Biomedical Science, Health Research
Eligibility:The winner is selected without respect to nationality. It is preferable that the researcher be currently active in his or her field of research and that he or she be likely to make further scientific contributions.
Value:$20 million yen (approx. US$180,000) plus medal
Application Procedures:Nominations are solicited by letters of request sent to academics and researchers throughout the world. The Keio Medical Science Prize Selection Committee, consisting of Japanese academics and researchers, reviews candidates' achievements in the medical or life sciences related to the field of medicine.
Website:http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/
Contact Information:Keio University Medical Science Fund, 35 Shinanomachi Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, 160-8582 Tel: +81-3-5363-3609 Fax: +81-3-5363-3610 Email form available on website.
Deadline:March 23
Year-round schedule (subject to change): * Call for nomination : Early January * Deadline for nomination : Late March * Prize Winner announced : October

Deadlines on awards may change from year to year. Double-check all deadlines at agency web sites to avoid late-entry disqualification.