The Annie Jump Cannon Award is given to a North American female astronomer within five years of receiving her PhD in the year designated for the award. For example, the recipient of a Ph.D. in 2007 would be eligible for the 2012 award (which must be applied for in calendar year 2011), but not for the 2013 award (which would be applied for in calendar year 2012). The Cannon Prize is for outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher. The prize will amount to $1500 and the winner will give an invited talk at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society and travel expenses will be paid. Self nominations will be allowed.
A complete nomination for the Cannon Award includes the same basic materials as for other AAS prizes. In addition, nominators should request that the nominee submit a research plan of no more than three pages describing her anticipated course of work for the next five years. The plan should be broadly accessible to astronomers with a range of scientific interests.
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