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Thursday, February 20, 2014

2014 National Medals Call for Nominations

2014 National Medal of Science
~ The Nation's highest honor for American scientists and engineers ~
Call for Nominations (Deadline: April 1, 2014)

The National Medal of Science, established in 1959, is the Nation's highest honor for American scientists and engineers. The Medal is given to individuals deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding cumulative contributions to knowledge in the chemical, physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or behavioral or social sciences, in combination with exemplary service to the Nation. It is administered by the National Science Foundation and, to date, has been awarded to over 450 individuals.

Nominations must be submitted by April 1, 2014. A complete submission consists of a nomination form and three letters of support. These items must be received via the National Science Foundation's FastLane system at https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards. If you have any questions, please contact the program manager at nms@nsf.gov or 703-292-8040. For more information, please visit http://www.nsf.gov/od/nms/medal.jsp.
URL: http://www.nsf.gov/od/nms/nsf_2014nationalmedalofscience_callfornominations_140128.pdf

Contact Person: Nadine Costello (ncostello@iscb.org)