Cottrell Scholars Award

Award Info:

Cottrell Scholar Awards are for three-year projects in the amount of $100,000 for the entire project. Budgets are not required.

Pre-Proposal deadline in mid-April.


The Cottrell Scholar Award (CSA) is available to early career faculty at US research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions. Eligible applicants are tenure-track faculty members who hold an appointment in a chemistry, physics or astronomy department that offers bachelor's and/or graduate degrees in the applicant's discipline.