Gruber Foundation

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The Gruber Foundation is a philanthropic foundation established by Peter and Patricia Gruber and is based at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.[2] Its mission is to honor and encourage excellence in the fields of cosmology, genetics, neuroscience, justice, and women's rights, which encompasses three major programmatic initiatives: the Gruber Prizes and the Young Scientists Awards; the Gruber Science Fellowship Program; and the Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights at Yale Law School.[3]

The Gruber Foundation
Gruber Foundation.svg
Founded1993
FocusCosmology
Genetics
Neuroscience
Justice
Women's Rights
Location
OriginsThe Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation
Key people
Patricia and Peter Gruber (co-founders)
Revenue (2016)
$4,681,748[1]
Expenses (2016)$3,291,482[1]
Websitegruber.yale.edu

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Gruber PrizesEdit

The International Prize Program awards the annual Gruber Prizes:

The prizes, which are awarded to prominent scientists, social scientists, and jurists in these subjects, provide a gold medal and a cash award of US$500,000.[7]

The Young Scientist Awards recognize brilliant early career international scientists and are selected in partnership with major scientific organizations:

Gruber Science FellowshipsEdit

Established in 2011, the Gruber Science Fellowships are the most prestigious awards offered by the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.[10][11] Annually, only approximately 20 are awarded to the most highly ranked applicants to Yale PhD programs in the life sciences, cosmology, and astrophysics, in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments and exceptional promise.[12] The participating Yale PhD programs include:

Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's RightsEdit

Administered by Yale Law School, the Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights continues and expands upon the missions of the previous Justice and Women's Rights Prizes, from which it evolved.[13] Currently, the program consists of four core components:

  • Global Constitutionalism Seminar[14]
  • Gruber Distinguished Lectures in Global Justice and Women's Rights[15]
  • Gruber Global Justice and Women's Rights Fellowships[16]
  • Gruber Project in Global Justice and Women’s Rights

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation" (PDF). Foundation Center. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Yale and Patricia and Peter Gruber Announce Establishment of the Gruber Foundation at Yale". The Gruber Foundation. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  3. ^ "The Gruber Foundation". The Gruber Foundation. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  4. ^ a b "IAU and the Gruber Foundation". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  5. ^ "2001 Gruber Genetics Prize Press Release Rudolf Jaenisch, Gene Transfer Pioneer, Receives First-Ever International Genetics Prize". Gruber Foundation. 2001. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  6. ^ a b "The Gruber Foundation Neuroscience Prize". Society for Neuroscience. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  7. ^ "Gruber Prizes". The Gruber Foundation. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  8. ^ "Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award". Genetics Society of America. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  9. ^ "The Gruber Award". Weizmann Institute of Science. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  10. ^ "Gruber Science Fellowship". The Gruber Foundation. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  11. ^ "Grad school to increase science admits". Yale Daily News. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  12. ^ "Gruber Science Fellowships: Moving research forward through education". Yale University. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  13. ^ "Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights". Yale Law School. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  14. ^ "Global Constitutionalism Seminar". Yale Law School. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  15. ^ "Gruber Lectures". Yale Law School. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  16. ^ "Gruber Fellowships". Yale Law School. Retrieved 2015-03-30.

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