Honoring Service in Public Understanding of Science and Engineering
The National Science Board is pleased to accept nominations for the Public Service Award, which honors individuals and groups that have made substantial contributions to increasing public understanding of science and engineering in the United States. These contributions may be in a wide variety of areas that have the potential of contributing to public understanding of and appreciation for science and engineering – including mass media, education and/or training programs, and entertainment.
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED DEADLINE OCTOBER 1, 2014
The NSB Public Service Award is usually given to one individual and one group (company, corporation, or organization) each year. Members of the U.S. Government are not eligible to receive the award.
Candidates for the NSB Public Service Award should have demonstrated outstanding leadership and accomplishment in meeting the following selection criteria:
Individual award nominations must include:
Group award nominations must include:
Reference letters are optional, and up to 3 letters (limit to 2 pages each) may be submitted. Letters can be submitted via FastLane (if used to submit nomination), email (in PDF form on letterhead), or postal mail.
Nominations for the NSB Public Service Award may be submitted through the National Science Foundation's FastLane at https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/. The website contains detailed information concerning nomination procedures. Nominations remain active for three years, including the year of nomination.
Note for first-time FastLane users: Create an account on the FastLane website using the link found in the upper right-hand corner above the "Log In" box.
Nominations may also be submitted by email or postal mail:
National Science Board Office
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1220
Arlington, VA 22230
For questions concerning the award, please contact Nadine Lymn firstname.lastname@example.org