Honorary Awards


2018 VANNEVAR BUSH AWARD and 2018 PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

The call for 2018 award nominations is now open. Deadline for submissions is October 1, 2017.

Vannevar Bush Award
Vannevar Bush AwardThe National Science Board established the Vannevar Bush Award in 1980 to honor Dr. Bush's unique contributions to public service. The annual award recognizes an individual who, through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding "contribution toward the welfare of mankind and the Nation." The recipient of the award receives a bronze medal struck in the image of Dr. Bush.

Vannevar Bush Awardee Rita Colwell and NSB member Vicki Chandler

How to Submit a Nomination

Past Recipients of the Award


 

 


Public Service Award
The National Science Board established the Public Service Award in November 1996. The annual award recognizes people and groups (company, corporation, organization) that have increased the public understanding of science or engineering.

Public Service Awardee Lance Bush and NSB member Vicki Chandler

How to Submit a Nomination

Past Recipients of the Award


 

 

For questions concerning the awards, please contact Kathy Jacquart at kjacquar@nsf.gov, 703-292-5118.