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How to Nominate

Unless otherwise stated, the following materials must be submitted at https://awards.nasonline.org/:

  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 vitaeNo more than two (2) pages (similar to CVs included with NSF proposals).
  3. Bibliography listing no more than twelve (12) of the nominee's most significant publications.
  4. Suggested citationA 50-word summary stating why the nominee should be considered for this award. Citation examples
  5. Two letters of supportSupport letters must be written by individuals from institutions outside both the nominator's and the nominee’s institution.

Important Dates

  • Nomination Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017
  • Recipients Announced: Mid-January 2018
  • 2018 NAS Awards Ceremony: Sunday, April 29, 2018 

Restrictions

  • 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.
  • NAS membership is not required to nominate or to be nominated.
  • International nominees are eligible for nomination unless explicitly stated otherwise. 
  • If the award has an age restriction, nominees are considered eligible if they are no older than the restricted age on October 2, 2017

Questions?

Contact awards@nas.edu

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