Submit to the Lasker essay contest
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation is accepting submissions for its 2017 essay contest until April 3. The first-place award comes with a $10,000 prize and an trip (economy class travel and a one-night hotel stay) to New York to meet the 2017 Lasker Award winners. Second- and third-place prizes are $5,000 and $2,500, respectively.
The contest is open to U.S. and international medical school students, interns, residents and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; and graduate students in other health professions programs.