MacArthur Fellowships

MacArthur Fellowships:

see John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FoundationJohn D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation,
philanthropic institution founded 1978 by John D. MacArthur (1897–1978), owner of a prominent insurance company and other businesses, and his wife Catherine T.
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recipients of this year's MacArthur Fellowships, also known as the
MacArthur Foundation awarded Smith one of its prestigious MacArthur Fellowships, the so-called genius award.
In January, in the aftermath of winning the MacArthur Fellowship.
Daniela Ru and Dan Jurafsky Awarded MacArthur Fellowships
The MacArthur Fellowship is a "no strings attached" award in support of people, not projects.
MacArthur Foundation announced that Kwoh and two other Los Angeles residents are among 29 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowships, better known as the ``genius grants.
The Pontedera center gained further support when Grotowsky was named the recipent of a "genius grant" in the most recent round of MacArthur Fellowships.
The prestigious MacArthur Fellowships, known as the "genius awards,' are presented each year to individuals in the arts and sciences.
MacArthur Fellowships vary from $128,000 to $300,000, paid out over five years, depending on the age of the recipient; recipients over age 65 at the time of the award receive the most money.
Theriot, an assistant professor of biochemistry and of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, had received one of the rare MacArthur Fellowships, meaning that she would be free to spend $500,000 in the next five years in pursuing her passion for biology, wherever it may take her.