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Moore Inventor Fellows

Limited Submission Announcement

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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Each fellow will receive funding for three years at a level of $200,000 per year.  The foundation will also provide the host institution with $25,000 each year to cover administrative costs, resulting in a total three-year award amount of $675,000.

Host institutions will be required to make a contribution of $50,000 in annual direct support of the inventor’s work.

Campus Deadline:

Monday, April 18, 2016

External Deadline(s):

May 1, 2016 | 7:00 PM CT 


Only up to two applications per institution will be accepted.

The foundation seeks to invest in people who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation's areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care.

Candidates must be within ten years of receiving the terminal degree in their field (e.g., Ph.D. or M.D.) They can be tenure-line faculty, teaching faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time affiliates of the university.

Contact Suzanne Hansford Bowles with MU Office of Foundation Relations ( before contacting the foundation.


All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at