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Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS)

COMPASS Grants and Prizes

COMPASS Outreach Grants are intended to provide funds to ASCB members to promote science outreach projects—like visits to labs for students, organizing science fairs, or any other ideas for engaging the public. Check back for deadlines in 2015.

COMPASS Share Your Science Video Contest wants to increase basic science awareness and improve public attitudes about research funding through short, entertaining videos. Win up to $500 for best video. Check back for 2015 deadline.

COMPASS Science Comic Strip Competition encourages you to sketch, draw, design a funny moment, an interesting perspective, or any creative idea that pertains to science in comic strip format. Win up to $500 for best comic. Check back for 2015 deadline.

COMPASS Writing Contest invites you to submit an essay about "challenges in the biomedical research enterprise." Winner will recieve $500, runners-up will recieve $200 and $100. Submit by November 15, 2014.