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Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science in USA – 2020/2021

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Application for the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science in USA – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the Franklin Institute in USA.

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This is an international competition open for individuals who have made significant contributions to neural networks for machine learning. 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.

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.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

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BOWER AWARD ELIGIBILITY

Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

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  • 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.
  • The studentships are available to candidates from all around the world.
  • To apply for the program applicants must have a previous degree.
  • All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

BOWER AWARD APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • To apply for the opportunity , all nominations and supporting letters should be mailed or emailed to:

    Beth Scheraga
    Director, The Franklin Institute Awards
    The Franklin Institute
    222 North 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-1194
    USA
    Email: [email protected]

Application must include:

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  • 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.
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before December 31, 2020  will be considered.

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