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Honorary Awards
Images of the Waterman, National Medal of Science, and Vannevar Bush Awards

Select an Honorary Award below to view information about the Honorary Awards, including past winners, award selection criteria, and how to create nominations. For the Vannevar Bush and NSB Public Service Awards, please click on the links below for submission information. For the Alan T. Waterman and National Medal of Science Awards, please login with your Honorary Awards account to manage nominations and references. If you are new to Honorary Awards please register and create your Honorary Awards user account.

Alan T. Waterman Award

This annual award recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation.

National Medal of Science

Awarded to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or social and behavioral sciences."

Vannevar Bush Award

This annual award recognizes an individual who, through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding "contribution toward the welfare of mankind and the nation."

National Science Board Public Service Award

This annual award recognizes people and organizations who have increased the public understanding of science or engineering.

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