Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award

The New York Hungarian Scientific Society (, a non-for-profit charitable 501 (c)(3) organization, is accepting applications for the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award supporting original research by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in neighboring countries. The Award was estabilished in 2015 and is funded by the generous support of the American-Hungarian scientific community.

2017. november 6.

Eligibility: The application is open for graduate students working for their PhD degree or scientists with PhD under the age of 35, in the fields of natural sciences, medical sciences, and mathematics.

Award: Total value of the avards: $11,000 USD.

Winner (1): $3,000 USD.

Finalists (2): 2x $1,500 USD

Gizella Solti Award: $5,000 USD, a special award estabilished by Dr. Livia Solti-Bohman.

Eligeble costs and reporting requirements: Awards can be used to support research at the discretion of the awardee. Awardees are required to submit a final report (maximum 1000 words) within a year about activities and achivements of the awardee during this perioed.

Application process: Applicants should submit the following:

  • one-page summary of their former research (maximum 300 words),
  • short resume with a list of publications (maximum 600 words),
  • short (maximum 5 minutes) youtube video explaining why the applicant should receive the award.

The documents and a link to the video should be sent to tudosklub [at] gmail [dot] com before midnight (Central European Time) December 1, 2017. All submitted documents and video should be in English .

Announcement: The winner and the finalists will be announced on December 14th, 2017 during the annual fundraising gala, organized at and supported by the Consulate General of Hungary, NY. The winner and finalists will also be notified via email.

Please email tudosklub [at] gmail [dot] com with any questions or comments about the award. Please visit for information about the previous awardees.

New York Hungarian Scientific Society
New York-i Magyar Tudományos Társaság
223 East 52nd St, New York, NY 10022, USA