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2020 Alan T. Waterman Award

October 1, 2019 3:26 PM

2020 Alan T. Waterman Award

~ The National Science Foundation’s Highest Honor ~

(Deadline: October 21, 2019)

The National Science Foundation is pleased to accept nominations for the 2020 Alan T. Waterman Award. 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 $1,000,000 prize, a medal, a certificate, and a trip to Washington, DC, to receive the award.  For details about the Waterman Award’s history, the nomination procedure and the selection criteria please visit

Nominees are accepted from any field of science or engineering. Nominations must be submitted electronically using NSF’s FastLane system at

Please direct all inquiries about the award and the nomination procedures to

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