Simons Society of Fellows

Founded in 2014, the Simons Society of Fellows is a community of scholars that encourages intellectual interactions across disciplines and across research centers in the New York City area.

Senior Fellows of the Simons Society of Fellows are distinguished scientists based in New York City.

Junior Fellows are outstanding young scientists who receive support from the foundation for three years to conduct independent research with no teaching obligations at a university in New York City.

Announcements & News

Watch: Simons Fellow Lisa Tran and the Future of Liquid Crystals

The Simons Society of Fellows announces the Junior Fellows appointed in 2018.

The Simons Society of Fellows Alumni Symposium will be held at the foundation on Thursday, October 11, 2018.

The Simons Society of Fellows held its second annual retreat in Bluffton, South Carolina in February with a diverse program of scientific talks and discussion. In 2017, the Society held its first annual retreat in Miami, Florida.


Nominations for Junior Fellowships are by request only. The deadline for nominations for 2019 has passed. No extensions will be granted. For any questions, please contact:


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