National Science Board Public Service AwardNATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Nominations open during the Summer.
This annual award recognizes people and organizations who have increased the public understanding of science or engineering.
Nominations for an individual must include: (1) A current curriculum vita without publications (no more than 3 pages). (2) A narrative statement (no more than 5 pages) addressing the following: a. the candidate's public service activities in science and engineering, and b. the candidate's contributions to public understanding of science and engineering, as they relate to the selection criteria. (3) Contact information of candidate and nominator (mailing address, email address, phone number). Nominations for a group must include: (1) A narrative statement (no more than 5 pages) addressing the following: a. the group's activities, and how it accomplishes the selection criteria for the award, b. length of years of the program, c. number and type of individuals served by the group's activities; and d. data on the success of the program, if available. (2) Contact information of candidate and nominator- mailing address, email address, phone number. (3) Reference letters are optional - up to 3 letters (no more than to 2 pages each) may be submitted on letterhead.
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