Honoring Lifelong Leadership in Science and Technology and Contributions to the Nation through Public Service
The National Science Board is pleased to accept nominations for the Vannevar Bush Award. The Vannevar Bush Award honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the Nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy. The award was established in 1980 in the memory of Vannevar Bush, who served as a science advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II, helped to establish Federal funding for science and engineering as a national priority during peacetime, and was behind the creation of the National Science Foundation.
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED DEADLINE JANUARY 20, 2015
Candidates for the Vannevar Bush Award should have demonstrated outstanding leadership and accomplishment in meeting at least two of the following selection criteria:
Nominations must include:
Nominations may be submitted by email or postal mail:
National Science Board Office
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1220
Arlington, VA 22230
Nominations for the Vannevar Bush Award may also be made 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.
For questions concerning the award, please contact Nadine Lymn firstname.lastname@example.org