American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)

Title Sponsors Deadline Fields/Eligibility Nomination/Application Process Former GT Winners
AAAS Mentor Awards AAAS 07/31/2017 The two categories of the AAAS Mentor Awards (Lifetime Mentor Award and Mentor Award) both honor individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers. These groups include: women of all racial or ethnic groups; African American, Native American, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities. third party nominations Gary May
Abelson Award AAAS 09/08/2017 made signal contributions to the advancement of science in the United States third party nominations
Award for Public Engagement with Science AAAS 08/15/2017 Recognizes scientists and engineers who make outstanding contributions to the "popularization of science". Contributed substantially to the public's engagement with science or technology, open to individuals and small groups third party nominations
Award for Science Diplomacy AAAS 09/14/2017 contributed to the role of science cooperation in building stronger links between and among societies third party nominations
Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science AAAS 10/15/2017 early career (<7yrs in current job, pre-tenure), contribution to public engagement with science activities Nominations; AAAS affiliate organizations, universities, government agencies, media, research organizations, and individuals Baratunde Cola
Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology AAAS 06/15/2017 young (<35yrs), neurobiology research essay based on methods of molecular and cell biology candidate application
Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award AAAS 03/01/2017 early career (<10yrs from PhD or MD), cancer research self and third party nominations, include essay by entrant
Newcomb Cleveland Prize AAAS-The Fodor Family Trust 06/30/2017 prize is awarded to the author or authors of an outstanding paper published in the Research Articles or Reports sections of Science nominations by readers of science (no self nominations)
Science & Technology Policy Fellowships AAAS 11/01/2017 hold Ph.D. or equivalent in Social/Behavioral Sciences, Medical/Health Sciences, Biological, Phsyical or Earth Sciences, Computational Sciences and Mathematics, Engineering candidate application
Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award AAAS 09/01/2017 scientists and engineers whose exemplary actions have served to foster scientific freedom and responsibility third party nominations