Eligible Awards for Early-Career

Awards are listed in order by application deadline. Please select the award to view more information and apply. 

Early-Career Anatomist Publication Award

Recognizes the best publication by an early-career anatomist in each of the society's three journals: Anatomical Sciences Education, Developmental Dynamics, and The Anatomical Record

Basmajian Award

Recognizes health science faculty who are in the formative stages of their career that teach human or veterinary gross anatomy.

Building Community Scholarship

To fund members who are based at international institutions to attend and present at the Annual Meeting.

Outstanding Mentor Award

Recognizes the dedication and impact of members with a sustained career commitment to mentoring through guiding, supporting, and promoting the training and career development of others.

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Presented to a member who creates inclusive teams representing the rich diversity of communities served.

Early-Career Investigator Awards

Recognizes investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research in cell/molecular biology, developmental biology, comparative neuroanatomy, or the morphological sciences

Child and Dependent Care Grant

Provides travel expenses for members to facilitate visiting a laboratory or participating in a course outside their home institution.

Research Meetings Outreach Grant

Supports workshops, symposia, and meetings either as stand-alone activities or under the umbrella of other national or international societies

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Provides salary support to an AAA member who is a postdoctoral trainee working in any aspect of biology relevant to the anatomical sciences.

Anatomy Training Program

This intense program is intended to provide vocational training to those involved in teaching anatomy, who have not had much exposure to either human anatomy or clinical experience.

Innovations Program

Provides funding to support new scientific, educational, and professional development programs and services developed by members and/or Committees

Anatomy Scholars Program

The goal of the Anatomy Scholars Program (ASP) is to support and increase retention of Underrepresented Minorities (URM) in STEM in academia in the US and Canada.

Inspiring Anatomy Images

Let your anatomical brilliance shine and inspire others through your captivating images.