AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Award
Nomination Deadline: September 1
Research Areas: Science and Engineering
Award: $5,000, commemorative medallion, travel reimbursement

Epilepsy Research Recognition Awards
Nomination Deadline: Early August
Research Area: Epilepsy
Award: $10,000

Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award (Dept. of Energy)
Nomination Deadline: Early July
Research Areas: Science and Engineering
Award: $20,000 honorarium, gold medal, citation

Francis Bacon Award
Nomination Deadline: December 1 biennially
Research Areas: History of Science, History of Technology, Historically-engaged Philosophy of Science
Award: $20,000, 3 months as a visiting professor at Caltech

Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Nomination Deadline: Early February
Research Areas: Humanities
Award: $10,000 honorarium, lecture

Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education
Nomination Deadline: November 1
Research Area: Education
Award: Up to 20 Awards of $7,500, one award of $15,000 may be made for an outstanding entry

Lemelson-MIT Prize
Nomination Deadline: November
Research Areas: Invention, Innovation
Award: $500,000

NASA Medals
Nomination Deadline: Various
Research Area: Various
Award: Medal

National Humanities Medal
Nomination Deadline: June
Research Area: Humanities
Award: Medal

National Medal of Arts
Nomination Deadline: Mid-March/Early April
Research Area: Arts
Award: Medal

National Medal of Science
Nomination Deadline: March 31
Research Areas: Chemical, Physical, Biological, Social or Behavioral Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering
Award: Medal

National Medal of Technology and Innovation
Nomination Deadline: June
Research Area: Technological Achievement
Award: Medal

National Science Board Vannevar Bush Award
Nomination Deadline: January
Research Areas: Science and Technology
Award: Medal

NSF Alan T. Waterman Award
Nomination Deadline: Late October
Research Areas: Any field of science or engineering supported by NSF
Award: $1,000,000 over three years, medal

Pulitzer Prize
Nomination Deadline: varies by category
Research Areas: Journalism, Letters, Music
Award: $10,000

Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching
Nomination Deadline: November 1 biennially
Research Areas: Teaching
Award: $265,000, travel and lodging for teaching in residence, $35,000 for home department of winner

Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals
Nomination Deadline: January 17
Research Areas: Public Service
Award: medal, $10,000

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award
Nomination Deadline: March or April
Research Areas: All disciplines
Award: $2,000, conduct AAC&U conference session

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Nomination Deadline: Mid-September
Research Areas: Environmental Science, Environmental Health and Energy
Award: $200,000, gold medal

US Professors of the Year Program
Nomination Deadline: Mid-April
Research Area: Undergraduate Education
Award: $5,000, travel expenses

Welch Award in Chemistry
Nomination Deadline: February 1
Research Area: Chemistry
Award: $300,000

For additional award opportunities please visit: https://vprnet.research.colostate.edu/VPR/award-database