Cottrell Scholars

Summary of Awards

 DescriptorEligibilityAward SizeDeadline
CSA Initial Cottrell Scholar award. Develops outstanding teacher-scholars Faculty at the end of third year of first faculty appointment $100,000 May 15 (Pre-Proposal), August 1 (Full Proposal)
TREE CS Career Advancement Award. Celebrates outstanding achievements in research and education Cottrell Scholars who are at least six years beyond receiving a CSA $25,000 November 1 (Nominations), December 1 (Full Applications)
LEAD CS Career Advancement Award. Offers leadership development opportunities Cottrell Scholars who are at least six years beyond receiving a CSA Up to $25,000 November 1
SEED CS Career Advancement Award. Supports the very first instances of highly creative projects Cottrell Scholars who are at least six years beyond receiving a CSA $50,000 (research) $25,000 (education) March 1
FRED Highly competitive award. Supports the early stages of exceptionally creative high risk/high reward research Tenured Cottrell Scholars who are within 5-10 years of receiving a CSA $250,000 March 1