Nominations Requested for the 2017 Alan T. Waterman Award

The National Science Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Alan T. Waterman Award – the National Science Foundation’s highest honor. Each year, the foundation bestows the Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. The award consists of a $1 million prize, a medal, a certificate, and a trip to Washington, D.C. to receive the award.  For details about the Waterman Award’s history, the nomination procedure and the selection criteria, visit the NSF website.

Nominees are accepted from any field of science or engineering. Deadline is Friday, October 21, 2016. Nominations must be submitted electronically using NSF’s FastLane system.

Direct all inquiries about the award and the nomination procedures to