Kauffman Foundation News (10/25/11): Applications now being accepted for Kauffman Foundation Postdoctoral Entrepreneur awards

Kauffman Foundation and National Postdoctoral Association Awards Recognize Entrepreneurship

as a Valued Career Path for New Scientists

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) have announced the call for applications for the 2012 Kauffman Foundation Outstanding Postdoctoral Entrepreneur and Emerging Postdoctoral Entrepreneur awards, which recognize exceptional postdocs who are working to commercialize research.

The awards will be presented at the NPA’s 10th Annual Meeting, March 15-18, 2012, in San Francisco, Calif. The Outstanding Postdoctoral Entrepreneur recipient will receive a $10,000 honorarium. The Emerging Postdoctoral Entrepreneur Award, given to a promising postdoctoral entrepreneur, provides a $2,500 honorarium.

Application information and complete eligibility criteria for each award are available at http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/entrepreneur. The deadline for application is Nov. 28, 2011, at

11:59 p.m. EST.