The Franklin Institute is delighted to announce the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science 2020. The award is open to pursuing a degree program in the United States.
This is an international competition open for individuals who have made significant contributions to neural networks for machine learning.
The Franklin Institute is a science museum and the center of science education and research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The mission of the institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.
Applications Deadline: December 31, 2020
To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:
- The studentships are available to candidates from all around the world.
- Eligible candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- This is an international competition for individuals who have made significant contributions to neural networks for machine learning.
- The award will be given in the field of machine learning.
- This award and prize must be presented to an individual, as specified by the will of Henry Bower.
- Candidates must be living, and the winner must participate in The Franklin Institute Awards Week programs, to be held in April 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
- Nominations from any individual or organization will be accepted, including self-nominations.
- An email of intent to nominate would be appreciated by April 30, 2020.
How to Apply
How to apply: To apply for the opportunity , all nominations and supporting letters should be mailed or emailed to:
Director, The Franklin Institute Awards
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1194
Email: [email protected]
- Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit the CV, Name and contact information of the nominee, bibliography of significant and relevant publications, Proposed citation of 50 words or fewer, A narrative statement describing the nominee’s qualifications, confidential letters of support, etc.
- Admission Requirements: To apply for the program applicants must have a previous degree.
- Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
The award, 14k gold medal, and a cash prize of $250,000 are presented annually to a distinguished member of the international scientific community for work in a prescribed discipline that changes each year.