NSF is accepting nominations from community members for two prestigious awards; the Vannevar Bush Award and the Alan T. Waterman Award. This is an excellent opportunity to lift the profile of your research community through public recognition of their research and service.
The Vannevar Bush Award is presented by the National Science Board (NSB) and “honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the Nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy.” The NSB is accepting nominations through September 13, 2021. Visit their website to view eligibility criteria and nomination instructions and view past recipients here.
The Alan T. Waterman Award “recognizes outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation” and comes with a $1,000,000 grant for a five year period of research to advance their field. The NSF is accepting nominations through September 20th, 2021. You can learn more about the criteria and nomination process on the Waterman website here and by visiting the FAQ page here.