Each year, YOU help us identify the nation’s leaders in scientific achievement and innovation. Every year, the committees tasked with selecting nominees for the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation reviews hundreds of nominations for the nation’s highest honor for achievement in science and technology. Whether the nominees have made groundbreaking discoveries to expand our knowledge of the universe, developed transformational technologies to improve the health and well-being of people around the world, or inspired and mentored the next generation of explorers and innovators, nominees for these medals epitomize the American prerogative to dream bigger and reach higher.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The National Medals offer a unique opportunity to showcase the best and brightest minds within your organizations and the outstanding scientists and innovators you work with each and every day.
Click HERE to submit a nomination for the National Medal of Science.
Click HERE to download the nomination form for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
National Medal of Science
National Medal of Technology and Innovation
April 27, 2015, 11:59 PM ET
June 1, 2015, 5:00 PM ET
Required Number of Letters of Recommendation
3 – 5
Information on Eligibility Requirements
Submit via NSF FastLane:https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/medalHome.do
The resources above outline nomination guidelines for each award and provide background on previous winners and the history of each of the Medals.