Awards (to recognize achievements in science) -- Nominations Accepted

Funding Agency:
National Academies

Nominations are now accepted for the awards listed below. Click on award name for more information and eligibility requirements.

Arthur L. Day Prize and Lectureship (physics of the Earth)

Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

James Craig Watson Medal (astronomy)

Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal (medical sciences)

John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science (physical sciences)

Maryam Mirzakhani Prize in Mathematics

Michael and Sheila Held Prize (computer science, specifically combinatorial/discrete optimization)

NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing (social sciences)

NAS Award for the Industrial Application of Science (sustainability)

NAS Award in Chemical Sciences

NAS Award in Molecular Biology (young investigator)

NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

NAS Public Welfare Medal

Pradel Research Award (neuroscience; mid-career neuroscientists)

Troland Research Awards (psychology; early-career researchers)

Deadline: Oct. 7, 2019




Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 7, 2019