2019 McMahon-Pleiad Prize

Call For Proposals

Applications are open for the second annual McMahon/Pleiad Prize. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2019.

Honoring Trustee Emeritus John J. McMahon, Jr. and recognizing his family’s contributions to The University of Alabama System and our state, the prize of $75,000 will be awarded to an eligible member or members of the faculty or staff of UA, UAB, UAH, and UAB Medicine.

The preferred goals of The McMahon/Pleiad Prize are to fund worthy projects (including salaries and/or sabbatical of employees who will lead or support the project) that will have lasting and substantial impact upon UA System institutions, especially projects that will promote the integrity and excellence of the System; and incentivize innovation, including dreams and ideas that benefit the System.

For the application and details about the prize and the process: http://uasystem.edu/about/the-mcmahon-pleiad-prize/.