Award Nomination Hub

A.I. Leverson Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The A. I. Levorsen Memorial Award recognizes the best paper presented at each AAPG Section meeting, with particular emphasis on creative thinking toward new ideas in exploration. The award is made at the Section meetings for papers presented at the previous year's meetings.

AAAS Fellow

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE (AAAS)
Due: April 20

A member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished and who has been a continuous member for the four year period leading up to the year of nomination, may, by virtue of such meritorious contribution be elected a Fellow by the Council.

Africa Awards for Research Excellence in Earth and Ocean Sciences

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

The Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth or Ocean Sciences is given annually to an early career scientist from the African continent in recognition of significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in Earth or ocean sciences.

Africa Awards for Research Excellence in Space Sciences

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)

The Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science is given annually to an early career scientist from the African continent in recognition of significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in space science.

AGI Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Understanding of the Geosciences

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE (AGI)
Due: February 1

This award is given for a contribution or contributions that lead to greater public appreciation and better understanding of the role of geology in the affairs of our society.

AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The Ian Campbell Medal is given in recognition of singular performance in and contribution to the geoscience profession. Candidates are measured against the distinguished career of Ian Campbell, whose service to the profession touched virtually every facet of the geosciences.

AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE (AGI)
Due: February 1

The Ian Campbell Medal is given in recognition of singular performance in and contribution to the profession of geology.

AGU Fellows

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

To be elected a Union Fellow is a tribute to those AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by section and focus group committees. Primary criteria for evaluation in scientific eminence are: (1) breakthrough or discovery; (2) innovation in disciplinary science, cross-disciplinary science, instrument development, or methods development; and/or (3) sustained scientific impact.

Alan T. Waterman Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: Nominations open during the Summer.

The Waterman Award is presented annually by the National Science Foundation and National Science Board to an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation.

Alexander von Humboldt Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Scientists who have performed research in developing regions

Alfred Treibs Award

GEOCHEMICAL SOCIETY
Due: October 31

Honors major achievements, over a period of years, in organic geochemistry. Such achievements shall consist of pioneering and innovative investigations which have made highly significant contributions to the understanding of the origin and fate of organic materials in the geosphere and/or in extraterrestrial environments.

Alfred Wegener Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the scientific and technical advancement of EAGE's disciplines, particularly petroleum geoscience and engineering

Alfred Wegener Medal & Honorary Membership

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Atmospheric, hydrological or ocean sciences

Ambassador Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

In recognition for outstanding contributions to the following area(s): societal impact, service to the Earth and space community, scientific leadership, and promotion of talent/career pool.

Annual Meeting Council Poster Prize

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)

Awarded for the best poster at the Annual Meeting. All student members of the Palaeontological Association, and all members of the Association who are early career stage researchers, i.e. those within five years of the award of a higher degree (PhD or MSc) are eligible for consideration for this awards.

Annual Meeting President's Prize

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)

Awarded for the best talk at the Annual Meeting. All student members of the Palaeontological Association, and all members of the Association who are early career stage researchers, i.e. those within five years of the award of a higher degree (PhD or MSc) are eligible for consideration for this awards.

Arie van Weelden Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Young Professional who has made a highly significant contribution to one or more of the disciplines in our Association

Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Union

Arthur Holmes Medal & Honorary Membership

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Solid Earth geosciences

Arthur L. Day Medal

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

It is awarded annually, or less frequently at the discretion of the Council, to recognize outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Athelstan Spilhaus

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For enhancement of the public engagement with Earth and space sciences, through devoting portions of their career conveying to the general public the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences.

Augustus Love Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Geodynamics

Award for 'Best' Papers

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: No deadline; Awarded annually

The aim of this award is to recognize papers published in either Palaeontology and Papers in Palaeontologyand reward excellence in our field of science. Selection criteria: scientific breadth and impact, novelty of approach, and quality of writing and illustration. Eligibility: open to all authoers irrespective of age and nationality; membership of the Association is not required, frontiers reviews, rapid communications and regular research articles are all eligible

Award of Honorary Membership

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS (AIPG)
Due: January 15

Since 1984, AIPG has conferred Honorary Membership to those who have an exemplary record of distinguished service to the profession and to the Institute.

AWG Professional Excellence Award

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS (AWG)
Due: June 15

The AWG Professional Excellence awards will go to women who, throughout their careers, have made distinguished contributions in each of the three following professional areas: Government/regulatory, Private industry/consulting and Academia/research.

Ben H. Parker Memorial Medal

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS (AIPG)
Due: January 15

The medal is awarded to individuals who have long records of distinguished and outstanding service to the profession. A wide variety of contributions can be considered, such as (a) the education and training of geologists, (b) professional development of geologists, (c) service to the Institute, (d) leadership in the surveillance of laws, rules, and regulations affecting geology, geologists, and the public, and (e) activity in local and regional affairs of geologists.

Beno Gutenberg Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Seismology

Best Student Poster Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The recipient of the award is not required to be an AAPG Member or a Student Chapter member. However, the work presented must have been done while the presenter was/is a student.

Biggs Earth Science Teaching Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 1

The Biggs Award, which recognizes innovative and effective teaching of earth science among early career faculty, is the Geoscience Education Division's Named Award.

Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The lecturer shall be selected based on outstanding contributions to hydrogeology or a closely related field through original research and public communication, and the potential for continued contributions to the profession.

Bruce Bolt Medal

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: Award is issued annually.

SSA is joining COSMOS and EERI in awarding The Bruce Bolt Medal. The award will recognize individuals worldwide whose accomplishments involve the promotion and use of strong-motion earthquake data and whose leadership in the transfer of scientific and engineering knowledge into practice or policy has led to improved seismic safety.

C.C. Patterson Award

GEOCHEMICAL SOCIETY
Due: October 31

Honors a recent, particularly important and innovative breakthrough in environmental geochemistry, that is considered to be of fundamental significance. The research must be highly original and contribute in a significant fashion to our understanding of the natural behavior of the Earth's environment. Such a contribution must be in the form of a widely recognized important piece of innovative scientific research published in a peer reviewed journal.

Career Contribution Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 1

It is awarded to an individual who throughout his/her career has made numerous distinguished contributions that have clearly advanced the science of structural geology or tectonics.

Carlos Walter M. Campos Memorial Award Best International Student Paper

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The Carlos Walter M. Campos Memorial Award for Best International Student Paper is given each year in recognition of the best AAPG International Student Paper presented at the international conventions.

Cecil Green Enterprise Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Cecil Green Enterprise Award was established to recognize the importance of an individual enterprise to the economic vitality of our industry and shall be conferred from time to time on persons who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, have demonstrated courage, ingenuity, and achievement while risking their own resources and future in developing a product, service, organization, or activity which is recognized as a distinct and worthy contribution to the industry.

Charles A. Whitten Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: Currently closed, open mid-January 2022

For outstanding achievement in research on the form and dynamics of the Earth and planets.

Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize

INTERNATIONAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON THERMOCHRONOLOGY

This prize is awarded by the International Standing Committee on Thermochronology to an early career scientist who has made an outstanding and/or innovative contribution in any area of the field of thermochronology.

Charles F. Richter Early Career Award

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: February 15

The Charles F. Richter Early Career Award honors outstanding contributions to the goals of the Society by a member early in her or his career.

Charles S. Falkenberg Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

In recognition of an early to mid-career researcher or data scientist who through creative and influential use of Earth science data and information has contributed to the quality of life, economic opportunities, and stewardship of the planet, and to the public awareness of the importance of understanding our planet.

Christiaan Huygens Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

Climate Communication Prize

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For communication of climate science.

Conrad Schlumberger Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the scientific and technical advancement of the geosciences, particularly geophysics

Copernicus Medal

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V.
Due: 11/15/2021

The aim of the Copernicus Medal is threefold:
1) It recognizes ingenious, innovative work in the geosciences or in the planetary and space sciences;
2) It recognizes exceptional efforts in the promotion and international collaboration in these disciplines;
3) It is dedicated to colleagues in the midst of their scientific career (e.g. no later than 20 years after receiving the PhD degree).

Any suggestions will be assessed by an international and interdisciplinary committee and the award will be presented at a special commemorative event in April the following year.

Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowships

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: February 23

Faculty members considered for appointment to these fellowships should hold regular, on-going faculty positions at UT Austin and should be actively engaged in the instruction of freshman undergraduates.

David Bates Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Planetary and Solar System Sciences

David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism - News

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For journalistic excellence in news stories on the Earth and space sciences that make information about those sciences accessible and interesting to the general public.

Desiderius Erasmus Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Lifetime Contribution in the field of resource exploration and development

Distinguished Achievement Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Distinguished Achievement Award shall be given from time to time to a company, institution, or other organization for a specific technical contribution or contributions that have, in the opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, substantially advanced the science of exploration geophysics.

Distinguished Associate Award

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HYDROGEOLOGISTS (IAH)

The IAH Distinguished Associate Award is presented to a person who is not a groundwater professional but has made an outstanding contribution to the understanding, development, management and protection of groundwater resources internationally.

Distinguished Career Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: April 1

The Distinguished Career Award will be given to a geologist who has made numerous, distinguished, and significant contributions that have clearly advanced the international geological sciences through service and or scientific activities.

Distinguished Geologic Career Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 31

The MGPV Distinguished Geologic Career Award will go to an individual who, throughout his/her career, has made distinguished contributions in one or more of the following fields of research: mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology, volcanology, with emphasis on multidisciplinary, field-based contributions. This award emphasizes a geologic and multidisciplinary approach.

Distinguished Service Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to members who have distinguished themselves in singular and beneficial long-term service to AAPG.

Distinguished Service Award

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS (AWG)

The AWG Distinguished Service award is given to AWG members for exemplary service to AWG.

Distinguished Service to SSA Award

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: February 15

The Distinguished Service to SSA Award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the work of the Seismological Society of America.

Division Outstanding Young Scientists Award

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Divisions

Dodson Prize

INTERNATIONAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON THERMOCHRONOLOGY

The Dodson prize is awarded by the International Standing Committee on Thermochronology to a person(s) for their extraordinary contribution to the field of thermochronology and/or to the international community of thermochronologists.

Dorothy LaLonde Stout Professional Development Awards

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: May 15

In honor of Dottie Stout's outstanding work and lifelong dedication to Earth science education, NAGT gives awards supporting Earth science faculty, teachers and students.

E.B. Burwell Jr. Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

This award is made to the author or authors of a published paper of distinction that advances knowledge concerning principles or practice of engineering geology, or of related fields of applied soil or rock mechanics where the role of geology is emphasized.

Early-Career Scientist Award

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SEDIMENTOLOGISTS (IAS)
Due: Award is given once every 2 years.

The Early-Career Scientist Award is awarded to recognize contributions and potential of outstanding early-career scientists working in any area of sedimentology.

Early-Career Scientist Award

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

A single award is made annually in recognition of an exceptional publication or series of publications by a young scientist.

Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of Awards

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: May 1

The Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America honors outstanding contributions to observational seismology with the Jesuit Seismological Association Award. The award may be given for one specific contribution or for contributions through the years.

Edward A. Flinn III Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For an individual or small group who personifies the Union's motto of unselfish cooperation in research through their facilitating, coordinating and implementing activities.

Edward C. Roy Jr. Award For Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE (AGI)

The award is designed to recognize one teacher of grades K-8 (or Key Stages 1-3 in the United Kingdom) each year for his or her leadership and innovation in Earth science education.

Eminience in Research Award

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

Either one or two awards are made annually in recognition of an outstanding body of research completed over an extended career.

Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For a sustained commitment to excellence in Earth and space science education by a team, individual, or group.

Excellence in JEDI Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: April 15

The National Association of Geoscience Teachers community is committed to the promotion of justice, equity, diversity, and/or inclusion (JEDI) in the geoscience education community. To honor colleagues who have made significant contributions to these areas, each year the NAGT DEI committee recognizes an individual or group with the JEDI award. The JEDI award recognizes this person or group for their outstanding contribution(s) that may include, but are not limited to, developing both formal and informal activities that promote JEDI in the geosciences, exemplary mentorship of the next generation of diverse geoscientists and geoscience educators, influential communications that promote discussion and actions in support of JEDI, or relevant scholarly contributions.

F.W. Clarke Award

GEOCHEMICAL SOCIETY
Due: October 31

Honors a single outstanding contribution to geochemistry or cosmochemistry, published by a young scientist as a single paper or a series of papers on a single topic.

Frank Press Public Service Award

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: February 15

The Frank Press Public Service Award award honors outstanding contributions to the advancement of public safety or public information relating to seismology.

Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: March 8

Established in 1911, the Friar Society is the oldest and one of the most distinguished multi-disciplinary honor societies at the university. The Society awards the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship annually to one outstanding undergraduate professor. It is the largest undergraduate faculty award at UT Austin with an annual award of $25,000.

Fridtjof Nansen Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Ocean Sciences

G.K. Gilbert Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: December 15

The G. K. Gilbert Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to the solution of fundamental problems in planetary geology in the broadest sense, which includes geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology, geophysics, geologic mapping, and remote sensing. Such contributions may consist either of a single outstanding publication or a series of publications that have had great influence in the field.

Gabriel Dengo Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The recipient of the Gabriel Dengo Memorial Award is not required to be an AAPG Member. Selection of the winning paper is made only from among papers presented during the International Conference & Exhibition.

Geologic Mapping Award in honor of Florence Bascom

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

George C. Matson Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The George C. Matson Memorial Award is given each year at the annual convention of the Association in recognition of the best AAPG paper presented the previous year at the annual convention.

George P. Woollard Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

This award is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions to geology through the application of the principles and techniques of geophysics.

Geosciences in the Media Awards

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Geosciences in the Media Award is given to a person in recognition of notable journalistic achievement in any medium which contributes to public understanding of geology, energy resources, or the technology of oil and gas exploration.

Gilbert H. Cady Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 1

The Cady Award is presented to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of coal geology.

Government Innovation Awards

GOVERNMENT INNOVATION AWARDS
Due: July 2

These awards celebrate the transformative government projects, individual change agents and industry partners that are reimagining public-sector IT.

Grove Karl Gilbert Award for Excellence in Geomorphological Research

American Association of Geographers (AAG)- Geomorphology Specialty Group
Due: December 10, 2021

The GSG (https://aag-gsg.org/) Awards Committee invites nominations for the Grove Karl Gilbert Award for Excellence in Geomorphological Research. The award is presented to the author(s) of a single significant contribution to the published research literature in geomorphology during the past three years. Only a book, refereed journal article, or monograph will be considered with an emphasis on refereed research articles. Nominations for the Grove Karl Gilbert Award remain active for two years. The award will be announced during the Geomorphology Specialty Group (GSG) Business Meeting at the 2022 AAG Annual Meeting.

Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding contributions to geological education. Contributions leading to consideration for this award will most often involve the teaching and counseling of students at the university level, and contributions to the education of the public, and management of educational programs may also be recognized.

GSA Distinguished Service Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The GSA Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals for exceptional service to the Society. GSA Members, Fellows, Associates, and employees may be nominated for consideration.

GSA Fellow

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

GSA Fellowship is an honor that is bestowed on the best of our profession. GSA members are elected to Fellowship in recognition of a sustained record of distinguished contributions to the geosciences and to the Geological Society of America.

GSA President's Medal

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The President's Medal of the Geological Society of America, commissioned in 2007, will be conferred only on individuals, groups, or entities whose impact has profoundly enhanced the geoscience profession through: (a) supporting and contributing to the Society; (b) advancing geosciences, enhancing professional growth, and/or promoting geosciences in service of humankind; or (c) significantly enlarging the range of scientific achievement for the growth of our profession.

GSA Public Service Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The GSA Public Service Award in honor of Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker, was established by Council in 1998 to be awarded for contributions that have materially enhanced the public's understanding of the earth sciences, or significantly served decision-makers in the application of scientific and technical information in public affairs and public policy related to the earth sciences.

Guido Bonarelli Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Oral Presentation at the EAGE Annual Conference in the calendar year preceding the Award

Hannes Alfven Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Solar-Terrestrial Sciences

Hans Oeschger Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Harrison Schmitt Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Harrison Schmitt award may be created by the Executive Committee to recognize individuals or organizations that, for a variety of reasons, do not qualify for other Association honors or awards. The recipient is not required to be an AAPG member.

Harry Fielding Reid Medal

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Due: February 15

The Harry Fielding Reid Medal of the Seismological Society of America is awarded for outstanding contributions in seismology or earthquake engineering.

Harry H. Hess Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For outstanding achievements in research on the constitution and evolution of the Earth and other planets.

Henry Darcy Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Hydrological Sciences

Hodson Award

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: March 31

The Hodson Award is conferred on a palaeontologist who has had no more than 10 years of full time experience after their PhD, excluding periods of parental or other leave, but not excluding periods spent working in industry, and who has made a notable contribution to the science.

Honorary Fellow

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

Geologists who have distinguished themselves in geological investigations or in notable service to the Society may be elected as Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellow Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

GSA International's Honorary Fellowship is presented to an international geoscientist who has distinguished him- or herself in geoscience investigations, promoting environmental awareness, linking science and society, providing notable service to implementing public policy in natural resource managements, or otherwise making outstanding contributions to science.

Honorary Life Membership

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: March 31

To be awarded to individuals who Council deems to have been significant benefactors and/or supporters of the Association.

Honorary Member

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HYDROGEOLOGISTS (IAH)

The Association from time to time accords the title of Honorary Member to those who have given exceptional services to IAH over a long period. The candidates are elected, following a recommendation by Council, by a vote of the General Assembly of the Association.

Honorary Member

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SEDIMENTOLOGISTS (IAS)
Due: Awarded once every 4 years.

Honorary Membership of the International Association of Sedimentologists can be awarded to distinguished sedimentologists who have played an important role in the affairs of the Association.

Honorary Membership

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

Honorary Membership of the International Society for Reef Studies is considered one of the Society's most prestigious honors, awarded to highly eminent individuals who are considered to have made a major regional or global contribution to the cause of marine science, conservation or management, relevant to reefs and reef studies.

Honorary Membership

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

Honorary Membership in the SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology acknowledges excellence in professional achievements and extraordinary service to the Society.

Honorary Membership

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

Honorary Membership shall be conferred upon persons who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, have made distinguished contributions, which warrants exceptional recognition, to exploration geophysics or a related field or to the advancement of the profession of exploration geophysics through service to the Society.

Honorary Membership Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

Honorary Member is bestowed upon persons who have distinguished themselves by their service and devotion to the science and profession of petroleum geology and to the Association.

Honorary Membership Award

SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY (SVP)
Due: April 23

In recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of Vertebrate Paleontology. Up to two honorees are named per year.

Honorary Memberships

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for highly significant and distinguished contribution to the geoscience community at large or to the Association in particular

Ian McHarg Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Earth and Space Science Informatics

ICRS Fellow

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

The status of ISRS Fellow is awarded to a proportion of members who have provided significant service to the Society or demonstrated significant relevant achievement. Specifically the status of Fellow of the Society may be awarded to a member in recognition of their scientific achievement and / or service to reef conservation or management and / or service to the Society.

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and SSA

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and SSA jointly sponsor an annual national lecture series in seismology. The selection committee seeks nominations from the seismological community for two lecturers to be so honored every year. The general goal of the program is to increase visibility, awareness of relevance, and excitement for seismology with the general public.

Inge Lehmann Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure, composition, and dynamics of the Earth's mantle and core.

International Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For making an outstanding contribution to furthering the Earth and space sciences and using science for the benefit of society in developing nations.

Israel C. Russell Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 15

The Israel C. Russell Award is a new award of the Limnogeology Division and is awarded for major achievements in Limnogeology through contributions in research, teaching and service.

J. C. Cam Sproule Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: March 1

The J. C. "Cam" Sproule Memorial Award is given to recognize and reward younger authors of papers applicable to petroleum geology.

J. Clarence Karcher Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The J. Clarence Karcher Award is given in recognition of significant contributions to the science and technology of exploration geophysics by a young geophysicist of outstanding abilities who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, merits such recognition. Recipients must be less than 35 years of age on November 1 of the year preceding presentation of the award.

James A. Hartman Service to Students Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The Student Chapter Committee when evaluating the best student chapter reports seek out enthusiastic student chapters that capitalize on opportunities to enrich the experiences of its membership. Those chapters that best communicate the breadth of its activities and the impact it has on formulating the education and professional demeanor of its membership will be considered for the outstanding student chapter award.

James B. Macelwane Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding early career scientist.

James Lee Wilson Award

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

The James Lee Wilson Award is bestowed in recognition of "Excellence in Sedimentary Geology by a Young Scientist."

James Shea Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: April 15

Each year the National Association of Geoscience Teachers presents the Jim Shea Award to an individual for exceptional contributions in the form of writing or editing of Earth science materials (broadly construed) that are of interest to the general public and/or teachers of Earth Science.

Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology

Jean Dominique Cassini Medal & Honorary Membership

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Planetary and space sciences

Joe and Bettie Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: Next award to be given 2022.

This award is made every three years (the next award will be given in 2022). It is based on the belief that education involves positive change and is the aggregate of all processes by means of which a person, or groups of people, develop abilities, attitudes and other forms of behavior of positive value to the society in which they participate.

Johannes Walther Award

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SEDIMENTOLOGISTS (IAS)
Due: Award is given once every 2 years.

The Johannes Walther Award is awarded to scientists at any stage in their career who are considered to have made a significant impact in the field of sedimentology.

John Adam Fleming Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and/or related sciences.

John C. Frye Memorial Award in Environmental Geology

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: March 31

In cooperation with the Association of American State Geologists (AASG), GSA makes an annual award for the best paper on environmental geology published either by GSA or by one of the state geological surveys

John Dalton Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Hydrological Sciences

John T. Galey, Sr., Memorial Public Service Award

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS (AIPG)
Due: January 15

Recipients of this award have outstanding records of public service on the national, state, or local level well beyond their normal professional responsibilities.

John W. Shelton Search and Discovery Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The John W. Shelton Search and Discovery Award is given at the Annual Convention of the Association each year in recognition of the best contribution to the "Search and Discovery" website in the past year.

Joyner Memorial Lectures Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America

SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA

The Joyner Memorial Lectures were established by the SSA in cooperation with the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) to honor Bill Joyner's distinguished career at the U.S. Geological Survey and his abiding commitment to the exchange of information at the interface of earthquake science and earthquake engineering, so to keep society safer from earthquakes.

Jules Braunstein Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The recipient of the Jules Braunstein Memorial Award is not required to be an AAPG Member. Selection of the winning poster session paper is made only from those poster sessions sponsored by AAPG.

Julia and Johannes Weertman Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Cryospheric Sciences

Julius Bartels Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Solar-Terrestrial Sciences

Kauffman Gold Medal

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Kauffman Gold Medal is awarded to a person who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the science of geophysical exploration as manifested during the previous five years.

Kirk Bryan Award for Research Excellence

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The Kirk Bryan Award for Research Excellence is given for a publication (within past 5 years) of distinction advancing the science of geomorphology or Quaternary geology.

Lapworth Medal

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: March 31

The Lapworth Medal is awarded by Council to a palaeontologist who has made a significant contribution to the science by means of a substantial body of research; it is not normally awarded on the basis of a few good papers.

Laslett Prize

INTERNATIONAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON THERMOCHRONOLOGY

The Laslett prize is awarded by the International Standing Committee on Thermochronology to a person(s) deemed to have made an extraordinary contribution to the field of fission track thermochronology.

Laurence L. Sioss Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 15

The Sloss award is given annually to a sedimentary geologist whose lifetime achievements best exemplify those of Larry Sloss - i.e., achievements that contribute widely to the field of sedimentary geology and through service to GSA.

Lewis Fry Richardson Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences

Life Membership Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Life Membership Award may be conferred on persons who have voluntarily rendered exceptionally meritorious service to the Society that, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, warrants recognition.

Lorand Eotvos Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Paper in Geophysical Prospecting in the calendar year preceding the Award

Louis Cagniard Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Poster Presentation at the EAGE Annual Conference in the calendar year preceding the Award

Louis Neel Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics

Ludger Mintron Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Paper in Near Surface Geophysics in the calendar year preceding the Award

Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE (AGI)
Due: February 1

The Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal is given to a recipient with consistent contributions of high-quality scientific achievements and service to the Earth sciences having lasting, historic value; who has been recognized for accomplishments in field(s) of expertise by professional societies, universities, or other organizations; and is a senior scientist nearing completion or has completed full-time regular employment.

Martin Van Couverig Memorial Award

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS (AIPG)
Due: January 15

The most important criterion for the Martin Van Couvering Memorial Award is service to the Institute. By far the most important contribution a geologist can make to the Institute is that of time. It is the contributions by individuals to the Sections, the committees, and special projects that enable the Institute to enhance the practice of geology.

Mary Anning Award

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: March 31

The award is open to all those who are not professionally employed within palaeontology but who have made an outstanding contribution to the subject. Such contributions may range from the compilation of fossil collections, and their care and conservation, to published studies in recognised journals.

Mary C. Rabbitt History of Geology Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 15

The Mary C. Rabbitt Award is presented annually by the Geological Society of America's History and Philosophy of Geology Division to an individual for exceptional scholarly contributions of fundamental importance to our understanding of the history of the geological sciences.

Maurice Ewing Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For significant contributions to the ocean sciences.

Maurice Ewing Medal

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Maurice Ewing Medal shall be awarded from time to time to a person who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and of the Board of Directors, is deserving of special recognition through having made major contributions to the advancement of the science and profession of exploration geophysics.

Mavis Kent Mid-Career Excellence Award

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS (AWG)
Due: August 20

The AWG Mavis Kent Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of significant contributions to the Earth and space sciences by an outstanding mid-career woman scientist.

Medals & Awards

SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS (SEG)
Due: July 15

Presentation of awards for excellence is an important Society activity. SEG Members and Fellows are invited to submit nominations for these prestigious honors. Candidates representing each of the three components of SEG membership-industry, government, and academia-are solicited.

Melvin G. Marcus Distinguished Career Award

American Association of Geographers (AAG)- Geomorphology Specialty Group
Due: 12/10/2021

The GSG (https://aag-gsg.org/) Awards Committee invites nominations for the GSG's the Melvin G. Marcus Distinguished Career Award. The award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to geomorphology over their career. Nominations for the Melvin G. Marcus Distinguished Career Award remain active for five years. The award will be announced during the Geomorphology Specialty Group (GSG) Business Meeting at the 2022 AAG Annual Meeting.
 

Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award is given in recognition of outstanding and exceptional leadership in the petroleum geosciences.

Mid-Career Scientist Award

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

A single award is made annually in recognition of excellence in research during the preceding approximately 10 years by a mid-career scientist.

Milutin Milankovic Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: October 14

The Piper Professor Award recognizes professors for outstanding academic, scientific and scholarly achievement and for dedication to the teaching profession.

Moore Medal

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

The Raymond C. Moore Paleontology Medal is awarded in recognition of "Excellence in Paleontology."

MSA Award

MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (MSA)
Due: June 1

The Mineralogical Society of America Award is intended to recognize outstanding published contributions to the science of mineralogy by relatively young individuals or individuals near the beginning of their professional careers.

MSA Fellowship

MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (MSA)
Due: June 1

Members who have contributed significantly to the advancement of mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, or allied sciences and whose scientific contribution utilized mineralogical studies or data, may be designated as Fellows upon proper accreditation by the Committee on Nomination for Fellows and election by the Council.

National Medal of Science

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)

The medal is awarded by the President of the United States to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or social and behavioral sciences."

National Medal of Science

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Due: December 22

Awarded to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or social and behavioral sciences."

National Science Board Public Service Award

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Due: Nominations open during the Summer.

This annual award recognizes people and organizations who have increased the public understanding of science or engineering.

Neil Miner Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: April 15

This award is given every year to an individual for exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth sciences.

Nigel Anstey Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Paper in First Break in the calendar year preceding the Award

Norman Falcon Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Paper in Petroleum Geoscience in the calendar year preceding the Award

Norman H. Foster Outstanding Explorer Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Norman H. Foster Outstanding Explorer Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding achievement in exploration for petroleum or mineral resources, by members who have shown a consistent pattern of exploratory success, with an intended emphasis on recent discovery.

O.E. Meinzer Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The O.E. Meinzer Award is presented annually to the author or authors of a published paper or body of papers of distinction that advanced the science of hydrogeology or some closely related field.

Outstanding Achievement Award

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS (AIPG)
Due: January 15

In 2013, the Executive Committee voted to expand the scope of the award to include candidates engaged in all types of media that inform or enlighten the public on the roles of professional geologists and the geosciences in society. The work must have been completed within five years preceding the award nomination and the nominee may be an individual, a group, or company.

Outstanding Contributions Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)

The Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics award will be made to an individual who has contributed in an outstanding manner to geology through the application of the principles of Geoinformatics.

Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: March 31

This award is given to precollege teachers who have made exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the earth sciences and who are outstanding teachers.

Outstanding Educator Award

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS (AWG)
Due: April 1

The Outstanding Educator Award honors well-established women college or university teachers who have played a significant role in the education and support of geoscientists within and beyond the classroom, in advancing the persistence of females and underrepresented minorities in geoscience careers, and in raising the profile of the geosciences by teaching to and for the broadest audience of students. The Outstanding Educator Award is a career award, and the committee will consider nominations for women educators with 20 or more years of service to the geoscience community.

Outstanding Educator Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Outstanding Educator Award honors individuals for excellence in geophysics education, and is awarded to a person who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board, merits such recognition, based on his or her educational qualities and contributions that may include: Outstanding contributions in teaching of geophysics classes at any educational level; Impact on education programs by commitment to excellence in geophysics education; Special dedication to advising, supervising, and mentoring students; Providing extraordinary inspiration to the next generation of geophysics professionals.

Outstanding Student Chapter Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 1

The Outstanding Student Chapter Award honors enthusiastic student chapters, both U.S.-based and international, that capitalize on opportunities to enrich the experiences of its membership. Those chapters that best communicate the breadth of its activities and the impact it has on formulating the education and professional demeanor of its membership will be considered for the outstanding student chapter award.

Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: March 31

To further improve the overall quality of poster and PICO presentations and most importantly, to fost the excitement of current undergraduate or recent undergraduates/postgraduate in presenting their work in form of a poster and/or PICO.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: December 15 and June 15

Up to 30 awards are given to outstanding teaching assistants, half to undergraduate TAs and half to graduate TAs.

Ozan Sungurlu Memorial Award Best International Student Poster

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The Ozan Sungurlu Memorial Award for Best International Student Poster is given each year in recognition of the best AAPG International Student Poster presented at the international conventions.

Paleontological Society Medal Award

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY (PS)
Due: February 1

The Paleontological Society Medal is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Society, reflecting the objectives and standards of the Society. It is awarded to a person whose eminence is based on advancement of knowledge in paleontology.

Penrose Medal

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

Awarded in recognition of eminent research in pure geology, for outstanding original contributions or achievements that mark a major advance in the science of geology.

Petrus Peregrinus Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics

Pettijohn Medal

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

The Francis J. Pettijohn Medal for Sedimentology is awarded in recognition of "Excellence in Sedimentology."

Philippe Duchaufour Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Soil System Sciences

Pioneer Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Pioneer Award is given to longstanding members who have contributed to the Association and who have made meaningful and significant contributions to the science of geology and have not received other awards but are deserving of recognition.

Plinius Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Natural Hazards

Pojeta Award

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY (PS)
Due: February 1

The Pojeta Award was established to recognize exceptional professional or public service by individuals or groups in the field of paleontology above and beyond that of existing formal roles or responsibilities.

President's Associates Teaching Excellence Awards

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: October 14

This award recognizes excellence in undergraduate education in the core curriculum (including the signature courses). Well-qualified candidates will also have a demonstrated record of engagement with curriculum reform and educational innovation.

President's Medal

PALAEONTOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (PA)
Due: March 31

The President's Medal is a mid-career award given by Council to a palaeontologist who has had between 15 and 25 years of full-time experience after their PhD, in recognition of outstanding contributions in his/her earlier career, coupled with an expectation that they will continue to contribute significantly to the subject in their further work.

Presidents' Award

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HYDROGEOLOGISTS (IAH)

It is given annually to a member who has made outstanding international contributions to groundwater science and to furthering IAH's mission to promote understanding and management of groundwater resources for the benefit of humankind and the environment.

Professional Excellence Awards

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS (AWG)
Due: June 15

The AWG Professional Excellence awards will go to women who, throughout their careers, have made distinguished contributions in each of the three following professional areas: government/regulatory, private industry/consulting, and academia/research.

Provost's Distinguished Service Academy

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS

The Provost's Distinguished Service Academy will represent a formal organization of distinguished tenured and senior non-tenure track (NTT) faculty members with extraordinary achievements across their portfolios and in particular in terms of their excellence in mentoring and service to their college, the university, the state of Texas and the nation. For more information please visit the Provost's Distinguished Service Academy webpage or contact Michelle George.

Public Service Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Public Service Award is given to recognize contributions by members of the Association to public affairs and to encourage geologists to take a more active part in such affairs.

Ralph Alger Bagnold Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Geomorphology

Randolph W. "Bill" and Cecile T. Bromery Award for Minorities / Bromery, OWISA

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

The award shall be awarded to any minority, preferably African Americans, "who have made significant contributions to research in the geological sciences, or those who have been instrumental in opening the geoscience field to other minorities."

Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: March 29

The Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are among the largest in the nation for rewarding outstanding faculty performance. Nominees for these awards must demonstrate their commitment to teaching and sustained capability to deliver excellence to the undergraduate learning experience.

Reginald Fessenden Award

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

The Reginald Fessenden Award is given to a person who has made a specific technical contribution to exploration geophysics, such as an invention or a theoretical or conceptual advancement, which, in the opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, merits special recognition.

Richard W. Faas Research Prize

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SEDIMENTOLOGISTS (IAS)
Due: Award is given once every 2 years.

The Dr. Richard Faas Research Prize is awarded to recognize outstanding work in the field of marine sedimentology and particularly research dealing with fine-grained marine and estuarine sediments.

Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 15

The "Archaeological Geology Division Award" for outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of archaeological geology.

Robert C. Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

To recognize a science journalist or a team of journalists who have made significant, lasting, and consistent contributions to accurate reporting or writing on the Earth and space sciences for the general public.

Robert Christman Award

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)

The Robert Christman Distinguished Service Award was established by the Executive Committee in April, 2008 to recognize individuals who have provided long, distinguished service to the Association at the national and/or section level.

Robert E. Horton Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For outstanding contributions to hydrology.

Robert H. Dott Sr. Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: March 1

The Robert H. Dott, Sr. Award was created by Executive Committee action to honor and reward authors of original articles dealing with petroleum geology published by the Association.

Robert Mitchum Award

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (EAGE)

Award for Best Paper in Basin Research in the calendar year preceding the Award

Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award is given in recognition of a singular achievement in petroleum geoscience research.

Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Roger Revelle Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For outstanding contributions in atmospheric sciences, atmosphere-ocean coupling, atmosphere-land coupling, biogeochemical cycles, climate or related aspects of the Earth system.

Rover-Simpson Medal

SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY (SVP)
Due: April 23

The A.S. Romer - G.G. Simpson medal, the society's highest award, is awarded for sustained and outstanding scholarly excellence in the discipline of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Runcorn-Florensky Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Planetary and Solar System Sciences

Scholarships for Field Study

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHERS (NAGT)
Due: February 14

These awards are available for students attending field-based courses at any time of year. The intent of the awards is to support students' participation in intensive field courses in any aspects of geoscience.

Schuchert Award

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY (PS)
Due: February 1

The Charles Schuchert Award is presented to a person under 40 whose work early in his or her career reflects excellence and promise in the science of paleontology, and thus reflects the objectives and standards of the Paleontological Society.

Science for Solutions Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For significant contributions in the application and use of the Earth and space sciences to solve societal problems.

SEG/AAPG Best Paper in Interpretation Journal Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: January 15

The SEG/AAPG Best Paper in Interpretation Journal Award is to honor and award the author(s) of the best paper in the Journal Interpretation.

Sergey Soloviev Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Natural Hazards

Shepard Medal

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

The Francis P. Shepard Medal for Marine Geology is awarded in recognition of "Excellence in Marine Geology."

Sidney Powers Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Sidney Powers Memorial Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding contributions to, or achievements in, petroleum geology.

Sorby Medal

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SEDIMENTOLOGISTS (IAS)
Due: Awarded once every 4 years.

The Sorby Medal is the highest award of the International Association of Sedimentologists. It is awarded to scientists of eminent distinction in sedimentology.

Special Commendation

SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS (SEG)
Due: January 1

SEG established Special Commendation for the purpose of recognizing and honoring deserving persons for meritorious services to the public, the scientific community, or to our profession. This award may be for recognized community leadership, professional leadership, or for contributions outside the main stream of geophysics which, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Board of Directors, warrant special recognition.

Stephan Mueller Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Strimple Award

PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY (PS)
Due: February 1

The Strimple Award recognizes outstanding achievement in paleontology by amateurs (someone who does not make a living full-time from paleontology). Contributions may be an outstanding record of research and publication, making outstanding collections, safeguarding unique paleontological materials through public service, teaching activities in the area of paleontology, and collaborations with others working in paleontology.

Student Chapter YouTube Video Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: Opens early Spring.

"AAPG Student Chapter YouTube Video Contest." - Video should highlight your Student Chapter and your associated activities.

The Academy of Distinguished Teachers

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS

The Academy was established to recognize and honor tenured faculty members who have made sustained and significant contributions to education, particularly at the undergraduate level, within the context of their responsibilities as a full-time faculty member.

The Alan T. Waterman Award

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Due: February 10

This award recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation.

The Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

In recognition of outstanding transdisciplinary research accomplishment in ocean drilling.

The Best Paper Award

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

At the end of each year the editorial board of the society's journal CORAL REEFS votes on The Best Paper that was published in CORAL REEFS during the course of that year.

The Darwin Medal

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: January 15

The Darwin medal is the most prestigious award given by the International Society for Reef Studies. It is awarded to a senior ISRS member who is recognized worldwide for major contributions throughout her/his career.

The Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: November

This award symbolizes the university's commitment to teaching excellence and provides the means to recognize and reward an outstanding tenured or tenure-track teacher from the Colleges of Liberal Arts or Natural Sciences.

The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: November 11

In 2012, the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers was established to recognize outstanding educators across the UT System academic institutions. Nominees must have received a Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA) and have tenure or equivalent rank for non-tenure-track faculty (senior lecturer and above).

The William David Blunk Memorial Professorship

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS
Due: February 23

This recognizes a member of the faculty who has demonstrated an outstanding record both in undergraduate teaching and in concern for undergraduates as demonstrated through advising and general guidance given to students. Such concern for students should have occurred within the context of excellent scholarship and high standards of performance.

Twenhofel Meda

SOCIETY FOR SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY (SEPM)
Due: February 28

The Twenhofel Medal is the highest award of SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology. This award is in recognition of "Outstanding Contributions to Sedimentary Geology."

Union Service Award

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Union

UT Austin Sidney E. Mezes Award

UT INTERNAL FACULTY AWARDS

Each year the Sidney E. Mezes Faculty Donation Committee recommends monetary awards from the annual income of the trust fund created by former UT Austin President Dr. Sidney E. Mezes and his wife. The monetary awards provide financial support to faculty members who may be in need of assistance due to unexpected circumstances, such as an illness, accident or other calamity. For more information about how to apply, contact Faculty Affairs.

V.M. Goldschmidt Award

GEOCHEMICAL SOCIETY
Due: October 31

Honors major achievements in geochemistry or cosmochemistry. Such achievements may consist either of a single outstanding contribution, or a series of publications that have had great influence on the field

Vannevar Bush Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: Nominations open during the Summer.

The Vannevar Bush Award is to a person who, through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding contribution toward the welfare of humankind and the nation.

Vannevar Bush Award

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Due: Nominations open during the Summer.

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.

Vening Meinesz Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Geodesy

Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Atmospheric Sciences

Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky Medal

EUROPEAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (EGU)
Due: June 15

Biogeosciences

Vlastimila (Vlasta) Dvorakova International Ambassador Service Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

Members who have promoted growth, awareness of the AAPG internationally, and created opportunities for the Association to reach a wider audience of geoscientists.

Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: March 1

The Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Award is to honor and reward the author(s) of the best AAPG Bulletin article published each calendar year.

Walter H. Bucher Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For original contributions to the basic knowledge of the crust and lithosphere of Earth and/or other planetary bodies.

Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism - Features

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For journalistic excellence in feature stories on the Earth and space sciences that make information about those sciences accessible and interesting to the general public

William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE (AGI)

The William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI is given in recognition of exceptional and beneficial long-term service to AGI.

William Bowie Medal

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: April 15

For outstanding contributions to fundamental geophysics and for demonstrated unselfish cooperation in research.

William Kaula Award

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION (AGU)
Due: Currently closed, open mid-January 2022

For unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to, and exceptional efforts on behalf of the Union's publications program.

William L. Graf Early Career Award

American Association of Geographers (AAG)- Geomorphology Specialty Group
Due: 12/10/2021

The GSG (https://aag-gsg.org/) Awards Committee invites nominations for the William L. Graf Early Career Award to recognize out-standing contributions to the field of geomorphology and to the geographic community through research, teaching and/or public outreach by an early-career scholar. Eligibility is limited to GSG members at the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable professional career stage. The award will be announced annually at the American Association of Geographers Meeting at both the GSG business meeting and at the AAG Honors Luncheon beginning in 2022.

William T. Pecora Award

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: May 14

The Pecora Award, sponsored jointly by NASA and the Department of the Interior, is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions of individuals or groups toward the understanding of Earth by means of remote sensing. The award recognizes contributions of those in the scientific and technical community as well as those involved in the practical application of remote sensing.

World Reef Award

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REEF STUDIES (ISRS)
Due: February 15

The World Reef Award is comparable to the preceding awards, but is reserved for a member coming from a location, social group, gender or background from within which their potential to achieve is likely to have been restricted in some way, to a greater or lesser extent. A single award is made annually in recognition of achievement by an individual who is a member of a group apparently disadvantaged or under-represented in the field of reef science or management.

Young Professionals Exemplary Service Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)
Due: February 28

The Young Professionals Exemplary Service Award is given to members (under the age of 35) who have promoted growth, awareness, and expanded opportunities within the organization for young professionals.

Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal)

GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA)
Due: February 1

Awarded to a young scientist (35 or younger throughout the year in which the award is to be presented) for outstanding achievement in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Zaid Beydoun Memorial Award

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS (AAPG)

The recipient of the Ziad Beydoun Memorial Award is not required to be an AAPG Member. Selection of the winning poster session paper is made only from those poster sessions sponsored by AAPG.