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Opportunities for Emerging Professionals

CASSS' awards and fellowships programs provide annual opportunities for graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and early career professionals to be recognized and honored for their valuable contributions to the field.  Participate in our mentorship program to define your current short-term and long-term goals, and help you progress towards the career of your dreams. 

Please view the brief descriptions below and follow the links for more information, including eligibility and how to apply.

Awards and Fellowships

Emerging Leader in the Advancement of Scientific Knowledge Award

This competitive award aims to provide an opportunity to aid in the planning of a Symposia while receiving hands-on guidance through the planning process by leaders that will oversee the successful implementation of their proposed session content.

Next Generation Investigator Awards

Through our Next Generation Investigator (NGI) Awards, we encourage and support participation in our conferences and forums with a limited number of travel grants and waived registrations.

Frantisek Svec Fellowship for Innovative Studies

By providing resources to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers for the exploration of ‘out of the box’ cross-disciplinary training and innovative learning opportunities in the broad fields of biopharmaceutical science and technology, the Fellowship honors and embraces the legacy of Frantisek Svec.

Mentor Program

Hopkins Biotech Network Mentor Program

The Hopkins Biotech Network is pairing with the CASSS global community of biopharmaceutical professionals to offer you a unique mentoring experience. This program offers a 3-month, one-on-one opportunity with a professional in the biotech industry.

Mentor applications are now closed for the Spring 2024 Cohort. Stay tuned for more information about the Fall 2024 Cohort. Learn more