Nominations for 2024 Alan T. Waterman Award Now Open

The Alan T. Waterman Award is the highest honor awarded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). In 1975, Congress established the award in honor of the agency’s first director and to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF. In addition to a medal, each awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 over five years for scientific research or advanced study at the institution of the recipient’s choice. Self-nominations are not accepted. If you believe you qualify and would like to be nominated, reach out to your school director and copy Ana Puig. The nominations portal for the Alan T. Waterman award closes Friday, September 15, 2023.