Achieving Excellence


The American Association for Anatomy’s awards program is one of the broadest in the industry. The members-only program bestows more than $650,000 in awards, research grants and scholarships each year. In fact, one in 10 members receives an award, scholarship or grant every year. Many recipients go on to achieve significant success in their careers. 

Congratulations to our award winners for 2023-2024!

Awards Details & Deadlines

Find your next award, grant, or scholarship below. For all awards, women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

October and November Deadlines

International Travel Award

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

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

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.

Fellow of the American Association for Anatomy

The rank of Fellow of the American Association for Anatomy (FAAA) is designed to honor distinguished members who have demonstrated excellence in science and in their overall contributions to the anatomical sciences

Basmajian Award

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

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