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How to Nominate

Unless otherwise noted below, the nomination deadline has passed. The announcement of award recipients will be made in January, 2015.

Required materials vary by award, but typically include the following:

  1. A letter from the nominator describing the candidate's work and why he or she should be selected for the award. No more than three (3) pages.
  2. Curriculum vitae. No more than two (2) pages.
  3. Bibliography listing no more than 12 of the nominee's most significant publications.
  4. Letters of support. No more than three (3).

Nominations must be submitted via our online nomination form at

NAS membership is NOT required to nominate or to be nominated. Self nominations are not accepted. Joint nominations are discouraged and will only be considered when nominees have collaborated closely – usually in the same laboratory – on the work to be recognized by the award.

Awards to be presented in 2015:


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