Eligible Awards for Early-Career

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

Innovations Program

Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
Provides funding to support new scientific, educational, and professional development programs and services developed by members and/or Committees

Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence Training Course

Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
Provides travel expenses for members to attend Immunohistochemistry & Immunofluorescence - A Histochemical Society Hands-on Training Course

Anatomy Scholars Program

Application Deadline: 6/30/2023
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.

Building Community Scholarship

Application Deadline: 10/2/2023
To fund members who are based at international institutions to attend and present at the Annual Meeting.

Early-Career Investigator Awards

Application Deadline: 10/2/2023
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

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Application Deadline: 11/1/2023
Presented to a member who creates inclusive teams representing the rich diversity of communities served.

Rising Star Award

Application Deadline: 11/1/2023
Recognizes early-career members who demonstrate excellence in their engagement with the AAA and exhibit the potential to serve in leadership roles in the AAA and at their home institution.

Basmajian Award

Application Deadline: 11/1/2023
Recognizes health science faculty who are in the formative stages of their career that teach human or veterinary gross anatomy.

Outstanding Mentor Award

Application Deadline: 11/1/2023
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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline: 1/2/2024
Provides salary support to an AAA member who is a postdoctoral trainee working in any aspect of biology relevant to the anatomical sciences.

Early-Career Anatomist Publication Award

Application Deadline: 1/2/2024
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

Child and Dependent Care Grant

Application Deadline: 1/2/2024
Provides travel expenses for members to facilitate visiting a laboratory or participating in a course outside their home institution.

Anatomy Training Program

Application Deadline: 3/1/2024
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.

Research Meetings Outreach Grant

Application Deadline: 3/1/2024
Supports workshops, symposia, and meetings either as stand-alone activities or under the umbrella of other national or international societies

Inspiring Anatomy Images

Application Deadline: 12/31/2026
Let your anatomical brilliance shine and inspire others through your captivating images.