H. Robert Horvitz Prize for Fundamental Research
H. Robert Horvitz is the 2002 Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine or Physiology. He served as the Chair of the Society for Science’s Board of Trustees from 2010-2019. In recognition of his scientific excellence and service and contributions to the Society, the $10,000 H. Robert Horvitz Prize for Fundamental Research is to be given to the project that represents the best in fundamental research that furthers our understanding of science and/or mathematics and promotes the understanding of natural phenomena without clearly defined applications towards processes or products in mind. The award will be used by the winner to cover post-secondary educational expenses.
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