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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

The database contains Sloan Research Fellowship winners since 1980 who were affiliated with the University of Virginia at the time of the award.

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences are world leaders in the arts and sciences, business, philanthropy, and public affairs. They are based across the United States and around the world. These elected members join with other experts to explore challenges facing society, identify solutions, and promote nonpartisan recommendations that advance the public good.

The database contains members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences who are affiliated with the University of Virginia in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences member directory. This database contains only members elected after 1975.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.

The database contains honorary fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 1980 who were affiliated with the University of Virginia at the time of their election.

The American Physical Society

Fellows of the American Physical Society are members who may have made advances in physics through original research and publication, or made significant innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology. They may also have made significant contributions to the teaching of physics or service and participation in the activities of the Society.

The database contains honorary fellows of the American Physical Society since 1980 who were affiliated with the University of Virginia at the time of their election.

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering provide the nation’s most promising early-career scientists and engineers with flexible funding and the freedom to take risks and explore new frontiers in their fields of study..

The database contains Packard Fellows who are currently affiliated with the University of Virginia or were affiliated with the University of Virginia at the time of their election.

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowships are awarded through two annual competitions: one open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada, and the other open to citizens and permanent residents of Latin America and the Caribbean. Candidates must apply to the Guggenheim Foundation in order to be considered in either of these competitions...

The database contains Guggenheim Fellows who are or were affiliated with the University of Virginia as faculty members.

The MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur Fellows Program is dedicated to celebrating and inspiring the creative potential of individuals through no-strings-attached fellowships

The database contains MacArthur Fellows who were affiliated with the University of Virginia at the time of the award according to the MacArthur Foundation Fellows directory.

National Academy of Engineering

Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer. Members have distinguished themselves in business and academic management, in technical positions, as university faculty, and as leaders in government and private engineering organizations. Members are elected to NAE membership by their peers (current NAE members).

The database contains living members of the National Academy of Engineering from the University of Virginia.

National Academy of Inventors

NAI Fellows Program was established to highlight academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

The database contains fellows of the National Academy of Inventors from the University of Virginia.

National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine has more than 2,200 members elected in recognition of professional achievement and commitment to volunteer service in activities of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The NAM elects no more than 75 regular members and 10 international members annually. For those at the top of their field, NAM membership reflects the height of professional achievement and commitment to service.

The database contains living members of the National Academy of Medicine from the University of Virginia.

National Academy of Sciences

Members of the National Academy of Sciences are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Current NAS membership totals approximately 2,380 members and nearly 485 foreign associates, of whom approximately 190 have received Nobel prizes.

The database contains living members of the National Academy of Sciences from the University of Virginia.

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) is a foundation providing catalytic funding for innovative scientific research and the development of academic scientists since 1912.The Cottrell Scholar program honors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their potential for academic leadership.

The database contains Cottrell Scholar awardees from the University of Virginia.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The RWJF Health Policy Fellows program seeks to build and maintain strong and diverse leadership and a workforce skilled in health policy. For over 40 years this non-partisan fellowship has offered exclusive, hands-on policy experience in the nation’s capital.  Working hand-in-hand with key players in federal health policy, more than 270 fellows have participated in the policy process at the federal level and used that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health policy. The National Academy of Medicine conducts and administers the fellowship, with funding support from RWJF.

The database contains RWJF Health Policy Fellows from the University of Virginia.

The Shaw Prize

Established under the auspices of Mr, Run Shaw in November 2002, the Shaw Prize honors individuals, regardless of race, nationality, gender and religious belief, who have recently achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or applications and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind. The Shaw Prize consists of three annual prizes: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences, each bearing a monetary award of one million two hundred thousand US dollars.

The database contains recipients of the Shaw Prize from the University of Virginia.

The University of Virginia Distinguished Scientist Award

The UVA Distinguished Scientist Award, founded in 2006, recognized faculty from the basic, medical, or engineering sciences who distinguished UVA through scholarship, highly impactful publications, awards and other recognitions by national and international peers, and substantial contributions to a field of study while at UVA. Each awardee received a $10,000 contribution to the recipient’s laboratory for enhancement of its research activities.

The database contains recipients of the Distinguished Scientist Award from the University of Virginia from 2006 to 2016.