S&R Foundation’s Kuno Award for Applied Science for the Social Good is a biennial award designed to support women social innovators using scientific research and principles to address a 21st Century problem. The award supports the translation of scientific research to a practical, real-world solution for those aiming to achieve measurable social impact.
The Kuno awardee is provided with $100,000 in funding. Indirect costs up to 10% are included in the $100,000 award amount.
Award recipients are visionaries with deep domain expertise in fields relating to the specific 21st century challenges addressed by their project or venture, which may become a for-profit business or non-profit organization, part of an academic institution etc.