Faculty External Honors

Life Sciences

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Name & HyperlinkNRC StatusAgency NameEstimated Deadline MonthDescriptionSub-field
The Amory PrizeHighly PrestigiousAmerican Academy of Arts and SciencesContinuousThis prize recognizes major contributions to reproductive biology.Cell and Developmental Biology
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced ResearchersHighly PrestigiousAlexander Von Humboldt FoundationContinuousThis Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out long-term research in Germany.Multidisciplinary
ADSA Award of HonorHighly PrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryTo recognize unusually outstanding and consistent contributions to the welfare of the Association or distinguished service to the Association.Animal Sciences
Lasker Bloomberg Public Service AwardHighly PrestigiousLasker FoundationFebruaryAwarded for improving the publicƒ??s understanding of medical research, public health, or healthcare; providing financial support for initiatives to enhance public health and/or medical research; serving as a spokesperson for medical research or public health; providing outstanding public health practice.Multidisciplinary
Adolph E Gude, Jr AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryAwarded to a scientist or lay person in recognition of outstanding service to the science of plant biology.Plant Sciences
Charles Albert Shull AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryRecognizes outstanding investigations in the field of plant biology by a member who is generally under forty-five years of age.Plant Sciences
Hall of Fame AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryHonors distinguished persons who have made extraordinary contributions to horticulture.Plant Sciences
Martin Gibbs MedalHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryPresented to an individual who has pioneered advances that have served to establish new directions of investigation in the plant sciences.Plant Sciences
The Stephen Hales PrizeHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryAwarded to a scientist/member who has served the science of plant biology in some noteworthy manner.Plant Sciences
The Morrison AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence of direct importance to livestock production.Animal Sciences
Theodosius Dobzhansky PrizeHighly PrestigiousSociety for the Study of EvolutionMarchRecognizes the accomplishments and future promise of an outstanding young evolutionary biologist.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
ESA Founders' Memorial AwardHighly PrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaMarchPresented to a current ESA member and have a record of accomplishment in entomology.Entomology
Judson Daland PrizeHighly PrestigiousAmerican Philosophical SocietyMarchRecognizes outstanding achievement in patient-oriented research.Multidisciplinary
Aldo Leopold Memorial AwardHighly PrestigiousWildlife Society, TheMayRecognizes distinguished service to wildlife conservation.Animal Sciences
Donald B Lindsley Prize in Behavioral NeuroscienceHighly PrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceMayRecognizes a young neuroscientist's outstanding PhD thesis in the general area of behavioral neuroscience.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
ASBMB-Merck AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to research in biochemistry and molecular biology.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Investigator/Alumni InvestigatorHighly PrestigiousHoward Hughes Medical InstituteJuneHHMI Investigators are widely known for their scientific discoveries, their innovation, and their success in pushing the bounds of knowledge in biomedical research.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Eli Lilly and Company-Elanco Research AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRewards fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual who has not reached his/her 45th birthday.Microbiology
Ralph W Gerard Prize in NeuroscienceHighly PrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceJuneHonors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to neuroscience throughout his or her career.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
C.J. Herrick Award in NeuroanatomyHighly PrestigiousAmerican Association of AnatomistsAugustRecognizes investigators who have made important contributions to the field of comparative neuroanatomy and have demonstrated remarkable promise of future accomplishments.Cell and Developmental Biology
Stockholm Water PrizeHighly PrestigiousStockholm Water FoundationSeptemberHonors women, men and organizations whose work contributes to the conservation and protection of water resources, and to the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants.Multidisciplinary
NAS Award in the Evolution of Earth and LifeHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes meritorious work in zoology or paleontology published no earlier than the last presentation of the medal.Animal Sciences
Alexander Hollaender Award in BiophysicsHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions made to the field of biophysics.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
NAS Award in Molecular BiologyHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes a recent notable discovery by a young scientist (no older than 45) who is a citizen of the United States.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Selman A Waksman Award in MicrobiologyHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes a major advance in the field of microbiology.Microbiology
Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko MedalHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberAwarded every two years for outstanding research in the medical sciences.Multidisciplinary
Richard Lounsbery AwardHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes extraordinary scientific achievement in biology and medicine.Multidisciplinary
NAS Award in the NeurosciencesHighly PrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes extraordinary contributions to the progress of the neuroscience fields, including neurochemistry, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, developmental neuroscience, neuroanatomy, and behavioral and clinical neuroscience.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Established Professional/Walter B Cannon Award LectureHighly PrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyOctoberRecognizes original and outstanding accomplishments in the field of physiology.Physiology
Cyrus Hall McCormick Jerome Case Gold Medal AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberHonors exceptional and meritorious engineering achievement in agriculture that has resulted in new concepts, products, processes or methods that advanced the development of agriculture.Plant Sciences
John Deere Gold MedalHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizing distinguished achievement in the application of science and art to the soil, this award honors engineering ways and means for improved manipulation, use and conservation of soil and water resources.Plant Sciences
William Skinner Cooper AwardHighly PrestigiousEcological Society of AmericaNovemberHonors an outstanding contributor to the fields of geobotany and/or physiographic ecology.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Mead Johnson AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven to an investigator for a single outstanding piece of nutrition research or a series of papers on the same subject accomplished within 10 years of postgraduate training.Nutrition
Osborne and Mendel AwardHighly PrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven for outstanding recent basic research accomplishments in nutrition.Nutrition
Award of DistinctionHighly PrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberRecognizes exceptional contributions to plant pathology.Plant Sciences
Nicholas Appert AwardHighly PrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberHonors an IFT member or nonmember for contributions to the field of food technology.Food Science
Early Career Professional Awards/Arthur C Guyton Awards for Excellence in Integrative PhysiologyHighly PrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberSupports an investigator with an academic rank no higher than Assistant Professor who is pursuing research that utilizes quantitative and integrative approaches and feedback control system theory for the study of physiological functions.Physiology
Outstanding Choices ArticlePrestigiousAgricultural and Applied Economics AssociationContinuousChoices provides current coverage on economic implications of food, farm, resource or rural community issues directed toward a broad audience.Agricultural and Resource Economics
Fritz Lipmann LectureshipPrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyContinuousAwarded every other year for conceptual advances in biochemistry, bioenergetics or molecular biology.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
MBoC Paper of the YearPrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyContinuousChosen by MBoC Associate Editors, the first author of the paper judged to be the best of the year, from June to May.Cell and Developmental Biology
Abraham J Gitlitz Memorial LectureshipPrestigiousAssociation of Clinical ScientistsContinuousThe lectures commemnorate Dr. Gitlitz's accomplishments as a clinician, researcher, teacher, and administrator.Multidisciplinary
Claude P Brown Memorial LectureshipPrestigiousAssociation of Clinical ScientistsContinuousThe lectures commemorate Dr. Brown's futerhance of clinical science.Multidisciplinary
Clinical Scientist of the YearPrestigiousAssociation of Clinical ScientistsContinuousPresented to a member who has made outstanding contributions to clinical science in research, teaching, and service.Multidisciplinary
Diploma of HonorPrestigiousAssociation of Clinical ScientistsContinuousRecognizes sustained, salient, and meritorious contributions to clinical science and its professional advancement.Multidisciplinary
Young Clinical Scientist AwardPrestigiousAssociation of Clinical ScientistsContinuousRecognizes exceptional zeal for research in clinical science.Multidisciplinary
Fraunhofer-Bessel Research AwardPrestigiousAlexander Von Humboldt FoundationContinuousAward winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at one of the Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany.Multidisciplinary
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research AwardsPrestigiousAlexander Von Humboldt FoundationContinuousAward winners are honoured for their outstanding research record and invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany.Multidisciplinary
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral ResearchersPrestigiousAlexander Von Humboldt FoundationContinuousA Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany.Multidisciplinary
Karl Spencer Lashley AwardPrestigiousAmerican Philosophical SocietyContinuousThe award is to be made in recognition of work on the integrative neuroscience of behavior.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Margaret Dullea Simko Award for Excellence at a Clinical Poster SessionPrestigiousAmerican Dietetic AssociationContinuousRecognizes quality poster sessions at FNCE?? and encourages high quality poster session admissions in the future.Nutrition
Central Nervous System Section Awards/Joseph Erlanger Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyContinuousThe recipient is chosen by the Section as a representative of the best within the discipline.Physiology
G. Edgar Folk Senior Physiologists AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyContinuousPresented to senior physiologists, 70 years or older, who no longer have grant funds available to them.Physiology
Teaching Section Awards/Claude Bernard Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyContinuousPresented to an established investigator with a history of excellence in education who is making outstanding contributions to teaching and learning.Physiology
Edgar T Wherry AwardPrestigiousBotanical Society of AmericaContinuousGiven for the best paper presented during the contributed papers session of the Pteridological Section.Plant Sciences
Edward Tuckerman AwardPrestigiousAmerican Bryological and Lichenological SocietyContinuousHonors the most outstanding lichenological paper published each year in The Bryologist.Plant Sciences
Fruit PublicationPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceContinuousRecognizes the author(s) of the outstanding paper in the designated area, published in the previous year's issues of The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, HortScience, or HortTechnology.Plant Sciences
Henry Allan Gleason AwardPrestigiousBotanical Society of AmericaContinuousRecognizes an outstanding recent publication in the field of plant taxonomy, plant ecology, or plant geography.Plant Sciences
Luigi Provasoli AwardPrestigiousPhycological Society of AmericaContinuousPresented annually to the author(s) of the three, or fewer, outstanding papers published in the Journal of Phycology during the previous calendar year.Plant Sciences
Margaret Menzel AwardPrestigiousBotanical Society of AmericaContinuousAwarded for the outstanding paper presented in the contributed papers sessions of the annual meetings.Plant Sciences
Vegetable Publication AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceContinuousRecognizes the author(s) of the outstanding paper in the designated area, published in the previous year's issues of The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, HortScience, or HortTechnology.Plant Sciences
William Starling Sullivant AwardPrestigiousAmerican Bryological and Lichenological SocietyContinuousRecognizes the best bryological paper published each year in The Bryologist.Plant Sciences
American Feed Industry Association AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research in dairy cattle nutrition.Animal Sciences
Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryThe purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding research by young dairy production scientists during the first 10 years of their professional career.Animal Sciences
J. L. Lush Award in Animal BreedingPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes outstanding research in animal breeding.Animal Sciences
Zinpro Award for Excellence in Dairy SciencePrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes outstanding research in dairy production or manufacturing contributing to improvement or care of dairy cattle, development and improvement of processes, products, equipment, methods, handling, and sanitation. Animal Sciences
Zoetis Physiology AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes outstanding research in dairy cattle physiology.Animal Sciences
Young Bioenergeticist AwardPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyJanuaryGiven to outstanding graduate students and postdocs.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Akira Okubo PrizePrestigiousSociety for Mathematical BiologyJanuaryHonors a living scientist for outstanding and innovative theoretical work, for establishing superb conceptual ideas, for solving tough theoretical problems, and/or for uniting theory and data to advance a biological subject.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
AAA Young Anatomist Publication AwardPrestigiousAmerican Association of AnatomistsJanuaryRecognizse the best publication by an early-career anatomist in each of the society's three journals-- Anatomical Sciences Education, Developmental Dynamics, or The Anatomical Record.Cell and Developmental Biology
ADSA Foundation Scholar Award (Dairy Foods, Production)PrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes young scholars (one from the Dairy Foods Division and one from the Production Division) and their potential in research and educational leadership and to identify critical issues affecting the future of the dairy industry.Dairy Science
International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods ProcessingPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes individuals whose research findings have allowed dairy foods processors to develop new products, to make a significant improvement in the quality, safety, or processing efficiency of dairy foods.Dairy Science
Nutrition Professionals, Inc Applied Dairy Nutrition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes outstanding achievement in research, teaching, extension, and/or industry in applied dairy nutrition.Dairy Science
West Agro, Inc awardPrestigiousAmerican Dairy Science AssociationJanuaryRecognizes outstanding research of milk quality as affected by control of mastitis, management of milking, and practices in production of milk.Dairy Science
Award of ExcellencePrestigiousPhycological Society of AmericaJanuaryHonors scientists for a record of sustained scholarly activity, including teaching and service, who have had a major impact on the field of phycology.Plant Sciences
Publication of Enduring Quality AwardPrestigiousAgricultural and Applied Economics AssociationFebruaryThe Publication of Enduring Quality Award is granted to encourage excellence in publications in fields consistent with the AAEA Vision Statement.Agricultural and Resource Economics
Quality of Research Discovery AwardPrestigiousAgricultural and Applied Economics AssociationFebruaryThe Quality of Research Discovery Award is granted to encourage excellent publications in fields consistent with the AAEA Vision Statement.Agricultural and Resource Economics
Lifetime Achievement AwardPrestigiousSociety for In Vitro BiologyFebruaryRecognizes outstanding late-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.Cell and Developmental Biology
Young Scientist AwardPrestigiousSociety for In Vitro BiologyFebruaryRecognizes outstanding early-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.Cell and Developmental Biology
Abbott Nutrition Award in Women's HealthPrestigiousAmerican Dietetic AssociationFebruaryRecognizes dietitians who make significant contributions to the importance of nutrition in womenƒ??s health.Nutrition
Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dietetic AssociationFebruaryRecognizes an individual for his or her outstanding contribution to the field of nutrition and to help increase the stature and image of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics worldwide.Nutrition
Elaine R. Monsen Award for Outstanding Research LiteraturePrestigiousAmerican Dietetic AssociationFebruaryRecognizes an outstanding body of research literature in the field of dietetics, food and nutrition.Nutrition
Mary P Huddleson Memorial AwardPrestigiousAmerican Dietetic AssociationFebruaryRecognizes an outstanding article published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics during the previous year.Nutrition
Cardiovascular Section Awards/Berne Distinguished LectureshipPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyFebruaryPresented to an emerging leader in cardiovascular research whose current research is particularly stimulating.Physiology
Cardiovascular Section Awards/Carl J Wiggers AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyFebruaryPresented to a scientist who is a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Section, who has made outstanding contributions to cardiovascular research throughout their career.Physiology
Comparative and Evolutionary Section Awards/August Krogh Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyFebruaryAwarded to a distinguished scientist who has made major and meritorious contributions to the scientific areas represented by the APS Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section.Physiology
Renal Section Awards/Carl W Gottschalk Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyFebruaryRecognizes a world-renown, distinguished scientist and engaging speaker who has made major contributions to understanding physiological processes through state-of-the-art research.Physiology
Renal Section Awards/Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyFebruaryRecognizes an outstanding young investigator pursuing research in renal physiology, pathophysiology or hypertension.Physiology
Alexopoulos PrizePrestigiousMycological Society of AmericaFebruaryAwarded annually to an outstanding mycologist early in their career.Plant Sciences
Charles F Kettering Award for Excellence in PhotosynthesisPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryRecognizes excellence in the field of photosynthesis.Plant Sciences
Charles Reid Barnes Life Membership AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryAwarded for meritorious work in plant biology.Plant Sciences
Cross-Commodity Publication AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes the author(s) of the outstanding paper in the designated area, published in the previous year's issues of The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, HortScience, or HortTechnology.Plant Sciences
Dennis Robert Hoagland AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryAwarded for outstanding plant research in support of agriculture.Plant Sciences
Distinguished Mycologist AwardPrestigiousMycological Society of AmericaFebruaryAwarded annually to an individual who has established an outstanding mycological career.Plant Sciences
Early Career AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryRecognizes outstanding research by scientists at the beginnings of their careers.Plant Sciences
Fellow of ASPBPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryGranted in recognition of distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the Society by current members.Plant Sciences
Lawrence Bogorad Award for Excellence in Plant BiologyPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsFebruaryAwarded to a plant scientist whose work both illuminates the present and suggests paths to enlighten the future.Plant Sciences
MSA FellowsPrestigiousMycological Society of AmericaFebruaryAwarded annually to an outstanding member of the society for extended service and contributions to mycology in teaching and research.Plant Sciences
Outstanding International HorticulturistPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes an international horticulturist who has made an outstanding and valuable contribution to international horticultural science, education, research and/or outreach for a period of 10 or more years.Plant Sciences
Outstanding ResearcherPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes a horticultural crops scientist who has had an outstanding record in research on one or more horticultural crops and in one or more areas of horticultural research for a period of 10 or more years.Plant Sciences
LR Ahuja Ag Systems Modeling AwardPrestigiousSoil Science Society of AmericaMarchThis award is presented to a soil scientist, agronomist, or crop scientist in recognition of recent (last 5-7 years) distinguished contributions and their demonstrated impact.Agricultural and Resource Economics
American Egg Board Research AwardPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchGiven to increase the interest in research pertaining to egg science technology or marketing that has a bearing on egg or spent hen utilization.Animal Sciences
American Feed Industry Association Award in nonruminant Nutrition ResearchPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in the nutrition of nonruminant animals.Animal Sciences
American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition ResearchPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in the nutrition of ruminant animals.Animal Sciences
American Feed Industry Association Poultry Nutrition Research AwardPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchThis award is given for distinctive work demonstrating sound research in poultry nutrition in the last 10 years.Animal Sciences
Animal Growth and Development AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in animal growth and development.Animal Sciences
Animal Management AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in biological or production management and to recognize those who have made significant contributions to production management.Animal Sciences
Animal Physiology and Endocrinology AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in physiology and endocrinology.Animal Sciences
C Hart Merriam Award for Outstanding Research Contributions to the Science of MammalogyPrestigiousAmerican Society of MammalogistsMarchThis award is given in recognition of outstanding research in mammalogy.Animal Sciences
Corbin Companion Animal Biology AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this awrad is to recognize and stimulate research and/or teaching excellence in companion animal biology.Animal Sciences
Evonik Degussa Award for Achievement in Poultry SciencePrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchGiven as an achievement award, i.e., for distinctive contributions to poultry science advancement, covering a period of not more than seven years preceding the annual award.Animal Sciences
Fitch Award for Excellence in HerpetologyPrestigiousAmerican Society of Ichthyologists and HerpetologistsMarchAwarded to an individual for long-term excellence in the study of amphibian and/or reptile biology, based principally on the quality of the awardee's research.Animal Sciences
Maple Leaf Farms Duck Research AwardPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchThe Maple Leaf Farms Duck Research Award is given to stimulate and reward research with ducks and improve the knowledge base of science as applied to commercial duck production.Animal Sciences
Meats Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in meat science.Animal Sciences
National Chicken Council Broiler Research AwardPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchGiven for distinctive research work that has a strong economic impact on the broiler industry.Animal Sciences
PSA Early Achievement Award for ExtensionPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchRecognizes achievements of PSA members in the early stages of their careers in poultry-related extension work.Animal Sciences
PSA Early Achievement Award for IndustryPrestigiousPoultry Science AssociationMarchThis award is given to recognize the achievements of PSA members in the early stages of their careers in poultry-related industry work.Animal Sciences
Robert H Gibbs, Jr Memorial AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Ichthyologists and HerpetologistsMarchAwarded for "an outstanding body of published work in systematic ichthyology".Animal Sciences
Robert K Johnson AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Ichthyologists and HerpetologistsMarchRecognizes members who perform exceptional service to the society.Animal Sciences
The Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and GeneticsPrestigiousAmerican Society of Animal ScienceMarchThe purpose of this award is to stimulate research excellence in breeding and genetics.Animal Sciences
Wildlife Publication AwardsPrestigiousWildlife Society, TheMarchRecognizes excellence in scientific literature of wildlife biology and management issued within the last three years.Animal Sciences
FellowPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaMarchHonors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to entomology and thereby highlight their career accomplishments to inspire all entomologist.Entomology
Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchGiven to a member of the Society in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to geriatric nursing research.Gerontology
M Powell Lawton AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions from applied gerontological research that have benefited older people and their care.Gerontology
Maxwell A Pollack Award for Productive AgingPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchRecognizes an individual whose research, scholarship or practice has generated new or improved policies or practices related to healthy aging.Gerontology
Nathan Shock New Investigator AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchGiven annually for innovative and influential publications by an early career professional.Gerontology
Early Career Contributions in Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationMarchRecognizes significant scientific accomplishments by individuals beyond the dissertation and within 5 years of receiving their doctoral degree or other terminal degree.Multidisciplinary
Honors of the AssociationPrestigiousAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationMarchRecognizes members for their distinguished contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders and is the highest honor the Association bestows.Multidisciplinary
Joseph T Freeman AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchAwarded to a prominent physician in the field of aging, both in research and practice.Multidisciplinary
M Powell Lawton AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions from applied gerontological research that have benefited older people and their care.Multidisciplinary
Maxwell A Pollack Award for Productive AgingPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchRecognizes instances of practice informed by research and analysis, research that directly improved policy or practice, and distinction in bridging the worlds of research and practice.Multidisciplinary
Robert W Kleemeier AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheMarchAwarded annually to a member in recognition for outstanding research in the field of gerontology.Multidisciplinary
Environmental and Exercise Section Awards/Edward F Adolph Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyMarchRecognizes an eminent research scholar who has made meritorious contributions to the areas of environmental, exercise, thermal, or applied physiology and is an outstanding public speaker.Physiology
Environmental and Exercise Section Awards/Honor AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyMarchRecognizes a member of the EEP Section who is 60 years of age or older and has made significant research contributions to the scientific advancement of environmental, exercise, thermal, or applied physiology.Physiology
Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Section Awards/Carl Ludwig Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyMarchHonors a world-renowned, distinguished investigator who has made major contributions toward a better understanding of some aspect of autonomic regulation in normal and/or disease states.Physiology
Respiration Section Awards/Julius H Comroe, Jr Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyMarchAwarded to an outstanding contributor to the disciplinary areas of physiology represented by the Respiration Section.Physiology
ASA Early Career Professional AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of AgronomyMarchRecognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in agronomy within seven years of completing their final degree.Plant Sciences
ASA FellowPrestigiousAmerican Society of AgronomyMarchFellow is the highest recognition bestowed by the American Society of Agronomy.Plant Sciences
Asa Gray awardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Plant Taxonomists, TheMarchRecognizes an individual for outstanding accomplishments pertinent to the goals of the Society.Plant Sciences
Barrington Moore Memorial Award in Biological SciencePrestigiousSociety of American ForestersMarchRecognizes outstanding achievement in biological research leading to the advancement of forestry.Plant Sciences
Carl Sprengel Agronomic Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of AgronomyMarchMade for major research accomplishments resulting from basic or applied research in agronomy.Plant Sciences
Crop Science Research AwardPrestigiousCrop Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes outstanding research contributions in crop science.Plant Sciences
CSSA FellowPrestigiousCrop Science Society of AmericaMarchFellow is the highest recognition bestowed by the Crop Science Society of America.Plant Sciences
Darbaker PrizePrestigiousBotanical Society of AmericaMarchPresented for meritorious work in the study of microscopic algae, based on papers published by the nominee during the last two full calendar years.Plant Sciences
Environmental Quality Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of AgronomyMarchRecognizes contributions that have enhanced the basic understanding of environmental sciences in relation to agriculture, or demonstrated sound and effective management practices for maintaining or improving the quality of soil, water, and air resources.Plant Sciences
Frank N Meyer Medal for Plant Genetic ResourcesPrestigiousCrop Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes distinctive service to the National Plant Germplasm System.Plant Sciences
Fred V Grau Turfgrass Science AwardPrestigiousCrop Science Society of AmericaMarchRecognizes significant career contributions in turfgrass science during the most recent 15 years.Plant Sciences
Gifford Pinchot MedalPrestigiousSociety of American ForestersMarchRecognizes outstanding contributions by a forestry professional in the administration, practice, and professional development of North American Forestry.Plant Sciences
Presidential Field Forester AwardPrestigiousSociety of American ForestersMarchRecognizes foresters who have dedicated their professional careers to the application of forestry on the ground using sound, scientific methods and adaptive management strategies.Plant Sciences
SAF Award in Forest SciencePrestigiousSociety of American ForestersMarchRecognizes distinguished individual research in any branch of the quantitative, managerial, and/or social sciences leading to the advancement of forestry.Plant Sciences
Seed Science AwardPrestigiousCrop Science Society of AmericaMarchPresented in recognition of distinctive service towards understanding and promotion of seed science and technology.Plant Sciences
Werner L Nelson Award for Diagnosis of Yield-Limiting FactorsPrestigiousAmerican Society of AgronomyMarchThe focus of this award is on leadership and accomplishments.Plant Sciences
Edward T Laroe III AwardPrestigiousSociety for Conservation BiologyMarchGiven to an individual who has been a leader in translating principles of conservation biology into real-world conservation.Public Health
President's AwardPrestigiousSociety of Systematic BiologistsAprilGiven to a person who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field over the course of many years.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Gerald W Prescott AwardPrestigiousPhycological Society of AmericaAprilRecognizes scholarly work in English in the form of a published book or monograph devoted to phycology published in the previous years.Plant Sciences
Jeanette Siron Pelton AwardPrestigiousBotanical Society of AmericaAprilGiven in recognition of sustained and creative contributions in plant morphology.Plant Sciences
Jim McDonough AwardPrestigiousWildlife Society, TheMayRecognizes significant contribution to the wildlife profession by being an active member/participant of The Wildlife Society.Animal Sciences
Anatrace Membrane Protein AwardPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayRecognizes an outstanding investigator who has made a significant contribution to the field of membrane protein research.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Avanti Award in LipidsPrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMayRecognizes outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Fellow of the Biophysical SocietyPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayThis award honors the Society's distinguished members who have demonstrated sustained scientific excellence.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Founders AwardPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayGiven to scientists for outstanding achievement in any area of biophysics.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Herbert A. Sober LectureshipPrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMayRecognizes outstanding biochemical and molecular biological research, with particular emphasis on development of methods and techniques to aid in research.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Herbert Tabor Award and LectureshipPrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMayGiven for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and contributions to the community of scientists.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Margaret Oakley Dayhoff AwardPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayGiven to a woman who holds very high promise or has achieved prominence while developing the early stages of a career in biophysical research within the purview and interest of the Biophysical Society.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Michael and Kate Barany Award for Young InvestigatorsPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayRecognizes an outstanding contribution to biophysics by a person who has not achieved the rank of full professor at the time of nomination.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Sir Bernard Katz Award for Excellence in Research in Exocytosis and EndocytosisPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyMayRecognizes an investigator who has made a substantial contribution to the understanding of exocytosis and endocytosisBiochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
William C. Rose AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMayRecognizes outstanding contributions to biochemical and molecular biological research and a demonstrated commitment to the training of younger scientists.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
E. B. Wilson MedalPrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyMayAwarded to an individual who has demonstrated significant and far-reaching contributions to cell biology over a lifetime in science.Cell and Developmental Biology
E. E. Just LecturePrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyMayRecognize outstanding scientific achievement by an underrepresented minority scientist.Cell and Developmental Biology
Early Career Life Scientist AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyMayGiven to an outstanding scientist who has served as an independent investigator for no more than seven years.Cell and Developmental Biology
WICB Junior Award for Excellence in ResearchPrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyMayAwarded to a woman in an early stage of her career (within 7 years of appointment) who is making exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology, is developing a strong independent research program, and exhibits the potential for continuing at a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.Cell and Developmental Biology
WICB Mid-Career Award for Excellence in ResearchPrestigiousAmerican Society for Cell BiologyMayAwarded to a woman at the mid-career level (7-15 years in an independent position) who has demonstrated a track record of exceptional scientific contributions to cell biology and/or has effectively translated cell biology across disciplines, and who exemplifies a high level of scientific endeavor and leadership.Cell and Developmental Biology
Cottrell Scholar AwardsPrestigiousResearch CorporationMayHonors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their potential for academic leadership.Multidisciplinary
Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award in NeurosciencePrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceMayRecognizes two young neuroscientists for outstanding research and educational pursuit in an international setting.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceMayRecognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a young neuroscientist who has demonstrated scholarly independence.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Endocrinology and Metabolism Section Awards/Solomon A Berson Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyMayPresented to a distinguished scientist for his/her outstanding contributions to the areas of Endocrinology and Metabolism.Physiology
APHA Award for ExcellencePrestigiousAmerican Public Health AssociationMayGiven each year to a living individual in recognition of his/her exceptionally meritorious contribution to the improvement of health of the people.Public Health
Executive Director CitationPrestigiousAmerican Public Health AssociationMayPresented to an APHA member for that member's exceptional distinguished service to the Association.Public Health
Gustav O Lienhard AwardPrestigiousNational Academy of MedicineMayRecognizes individuals for outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States.Public Health
Jay S Drotman Memorial AwardPrestigiousAmerican Public Health AssociationMayRecognizes the career of a promising young public health professional or student.Public Health
Presidential CitationPrestigiousAmerican Public Health AssociationMayPresented to a person or organization in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of public health or the public health profession.Public Health
Sedgwick Memorial MedalPrestigiousAmerican Public Health AssociationMayRecognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of public health.Public Health
Entomological Foundation Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest ManagementPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions that relate directly to Integrated Pest Management.Entomology
ESA Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, and ToxicologyPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaJuneRecognizes innovative research in the areas of insect physiology, biochemistry, and toxicology in the broad sense.Entomology
Thomas Say AwardPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaJuneAcknowledges significant and outstanding work in the fields of insect systematics, morphology, or evolution.Entomology
ASM Award in Clinical and Diagnostic ImmunologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneHonors a distinguished scientist in clinical or diagnostic immunology for outstanding contributions to those fields.Microbiology
ASM Lifetime Achievement AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneASM's premier award for sustained contributions to the microbiological sciences.Microbiology
ASM Scherago-Rubin Award for Clinical MicrobiologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRecognizes an outstanding bench-level clinical microbiologist involved in routine diagnostic work that has distinguished her- or himself by excellent performance.Microbiology
BD Award for Research in Clinical MicrobiologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneHonors a distinguished clinical microbiologist for outstanding research accomplishments leading to or forming the foundation for important applications in clinical microbiology.Microbiology
DuPont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRecognizes distinguished achievement in research and development in applied (non-clinical) and environmental microbiology.Microbiology
ICAAC Antimicrobial Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneASM's premier award honoring outstanding accomplishment in antimicrobial research.Microbiology
ICAAC Young Investigator AwardsPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRecognizes early career scientists for research excellence and potential in microbiology and infectious disease.Microbiology
Merck Irving S Sigal Memorial AwardsPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRecognizes excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases.Microbiology
USFCC/J Roger Porter AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneRecognizes outstanding efforts by a scientist who has demonstrated the importance of microbial biodiversity through sustained curatorial or stewardship activities for a major resource used by the scientific community.Microbiology
Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for MicrobiologyJuneHonors outstanding laboratory research in clinical microbiology or antimicrobial agents and is intended to further the career development of a young clinical scientist and promote awareness of clinical microbiology as a careeMicrobiology
Jacob P Waletzky Memorial Award for Innovative Research in Drug Addiction and AlcoholismPrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceJuneGiven to a young scientist whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement AwardPrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceJuneRecognizes an individual with outstanding career achievements in neuroscience who has also significantly promoted the professional advancement of women in neuroscience.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Entomological Foundation Recognition Award in Urban EntomologyPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaJulyRecognizes outstanding research, teaching, outreach/extension and service contributions in the fields of medical, urban, and veterinary entomology.Entomology
ESA Recognition Award in EntomologyPrestigiousEntomological Society of AmericaJulyRecognizes entomologists who are making significant contributions to agriculture.Entomology
Health Sciences Research AwardPrestigiousGerontological Society of America, TheJulyGiven to a new investigator in the Health Sciences Section.Gerontology
ACR Gold Medal AwardPrestigiousAmerican College of RadiologyJulyAwarded for distinguished and extraordinary service to the American College of Radiology or to the discipline of radiology.Multidisciplinary
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) ProgramPrestigiousNational Science FoundationJulySupports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.Multidisciplinary
Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section/Ernest H Starling Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyJulyAwarded annually to an APS member recognized for exceptional contributions and lifelong dedication to Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis research.Physiology
Henry Gray Scientific Achievement AwardPrestigiousAmerican Association for AnatomyAugustRecognizes unique and meritorious contributions to and achievements in anatomical sciences by a distinguished AAA member. ?ÿ?ÿCell and Developmental Biology
Beckman Young Investigators (BYI)PrestigiousArnold and Mabel Beckman FoundationAugustProvides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences.Multidisciplinary
Harry Frank Guggenheim Research GrantsPrestigiousHarry Frank Guggenheim FoundationAugustThe foundation welcomes proposals that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression.Multidisciplinary
Young Investigator Program AwardPrestigiousOffice of Naval ResearchAugustSupport academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track appointment and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.Multidisciplinary
Bernard B Brodie Award in Drug MetabolismPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberRecognizes outstanding original research contributions in drug metabolism and disposition, particularly those having a major impact on future research in the field.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Ebert PrizePrestigiousAmerican Pharmacists AssociationSeptemberThe award is for the best essay or written communication containing original investigation of a medicinal substance in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Goodman and Gilman Award in Receptor PharmacologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberRecognizes outstanding research in pharmacology of biological receptors.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
John J Abel Award in PharmacologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberStimulates fundamental research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics by young investigators.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Julius Axelrod AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberPresented for significant contributions to understanding the biochemical mechanisms underlying the pharmacological actions of drugs and for contributions to mentoring other pharmacologists.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
P B Dews Award for Research in Behavioral PharmacologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberRecognizes outstanding lifetime achievements in research, teaching, and professional service in the field of Behavioral Pharmacology.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Paul M Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship in Vascular PharmacologyPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberHonors Dr. Vanhoutteƒ??s lifelong scientific contributions to our better understanding and appreciation of the importance of endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle function in health and disease.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Pharmacia-ASPET Award for Experimental TherapeuticsPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberRecognizes and stimulates outstanding research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, basic laboratory or clinical research that has had, or potentially will have, a major impact on the pharmacological treatment of disease.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical SciencesPrestigiousAmerican Pharmacists AssociationSeptemberRecognizes outstanding, meritorious achievement in any of the pharmaceutical sciences.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Richard Okita Early Career Award in Drug Metabolism and DispositionPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsSeptemberRecognizes excellent original research by early career investigators in the area of drug metabolism and disposition.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Takeru Higuchi Research PrizePrestigiousAmerican Pharmacists AssociationSeptemberRecognizes the highest accomplishments in pharmaceutical sciences and is international in scope and stature.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Early Career Outstanding ScientistPrestigiousWeed Science Society of AmericaSeptemberThis award is for young scientists who have demonstrated originality and creativity have made a notable contribution to weed science and have potential for continued excellence.Plant Sciences
Outstanding Research AwardPrestigiousWeed Science Society of AmericaSeptemberThis award is for members of the WSSA who have conducted creative and innovative research with a significant impact on the scientific concepts or practices of weed science.Plant Sciences
FellowPrestigiousAgricultural and Applied Economics AssociationOctoberRecognizes continuous contribution to the advancement of agricultural or applied economics.Agricultural and Resource Economics
Gregorio Weber Award for Excellence in Fluorescence Theory and ApplicationsPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyOctoberRecognizes distinguished investigators who have significant and original contributions to the advancement and applications of fluorescence techniques.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Membrane Biophysics Kenneth S. Cole AwardPrestigiousBiophysical SocietyOctoberGiven to one or more investigators in the field of membrane biophysics, in recognition of their research achievements as well as their potential for future contributions.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Gilbert Morgan Smith MedalPrestigiousNational Academy of ScienceOctoberRecognizes excellence in published research on marine or freshwater algae.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
International Food Engineering AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes food engineering professionals from all parts of the world, who have made significant engineering contributions in research, development or design of food processes significant to the food industry; and in outstanding leadership, management or education to advance the food engineering profession.Food Science
Kishida International AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions to engineering, mechanization and technology related programs of education, research, development, consultation or technology transfer that have resulted in improved food production, living conditions and/or education for people living outside the United States.Food Science
Gairdner AwardPrestigiousGairdner Foundation, TheOctoberRecognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through research to increased understanding of human biology and disease.Multidisciplinary
Early Career Professional Awards/Bowditch Award LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyOctoberAwarded to a regular member for original and outstanding accomplishments in the field of physiology.Physiology
ADS/Hancor Soil and Water Engineering AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberHonors and recognizes a member of ASABE who has performed noteworthy contributions to the advancement of soil and water engineering.Plant Sciences
Award for the Advancement of Surface IrrigationPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes and publicizes those efforts that enhance the acceptance and efficient use of surface irrigation methods.Plant Sciences
G.B. Gunlogson Countryside Engineering AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberHonors engineering practices resulting in the enhancement of techniques or technology for countryside development, or plans, programs or other leadership activities which promote the development of the countryside.Plant Sciences
Heermann Sprinkler Irrigation AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes engineering excellence in the design, evaluation, operation or management of sprinkler irrigation systems that effectively conserve our valuable resources.Plant Sciences
Mayfield Cotton Engineering AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes outstanding engineering contributions to the cotton industry.Plant Sciences
New Holland Young Researcher AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes members under 40 years of age, for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession and to stimulate professional achievement.Plant Sciences
Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes an engineer or engineering team for a unique contribution to developing or advancing a new engineering concept.Plant Sciences
SMV Technologies Ergonomics, Safety and Health AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes outstanding contributions which advance agricultural and biological safety and health.Plant Sciences
Sunkist Young Designer AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes members under 40, for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession and to stimulate professional achievement.Plant Sciences
William Brewster Memorial AwardPrestigiousAmerican Ornithologists' UnionNovemberGiven annually to the author or co-authors of an exceptional body of work on birds of the Western Hemisphere.Animal Sciences
Eminent Ecologist AwardPrestigiousEcological Society of AmericaNovemberGiven to a senior ecologist in recognition of an outstanding body of ecological work or of sustained ecological contributions of extraordinary merit.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
George Mercer AwardPrestigiousEcological Society of AmericaNovemberGiven for an outstanding ecological research paper published by a younger researcher.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Robert H MacArthur AwardPrestigiousEcological Society of AmericaNovemberGiven to an established ecologist in mid-career for meritorious contributions to ecology.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Sustainability Science AwardPrestigiousEcological Society of AmericaNovemberGiven to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability through the integration of ecological and social sciences.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious DiseasesPrestigiousBurroughs Wellcome FundNovemberSupports accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters.Immunology and Infectious Disease
ASN FellowPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberASN members who have had distinguished careers in the field of nutrition and are at least 65 years of age are eligible for nomination.Nutrition
Bio-Serv Award in Experimental Animal NutritionPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberAwarded for meritorious research in nutrition accomplished by an investigator within 10 years of postgraduate training.Nutrition
David Kritchevsky Career Achievement AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberRecognizes a career devoted to promoting interaction among, support for, and assistance of outstanding nutrition researchers in governmental, private, and academic sectors resulting in the application of fundamental knowledge to delivery of better nutrition products and information to the public.Nutrition
E.V. Mccollum AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven to a clinical investigator who is perceived as a major creative force, actively generating new concepts in nutrition and personally seeing to the execution of studies testing the validity of these concepts.Nutrition
ELR Stokstad AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberRecognizes outstanding fundamental research in nutrition, with preference to scientists at relatively early stages in their careers.Nutrition
Kellogg Prize for International Nutrition LectureshipPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberHonors lifetime achievements in international nutrition research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries.Nutrition
Norman Kretchmer Memorial Award in Nutrition and DevelopmentPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven to a young investigator for a substantial body of independent research in the field of nutrition and development with potential relevance to improving child health.Nutrition
Peter J Reeds Memorial Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven for outstanding research in macronutrient metabolism accomplished within 5 years of receiving a Ph.D. degree or completing residency training.Nutrition
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Nutritional Sciences AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven for recent investigative contributions of contemporary significance to theNutrition
Robert H Herman Memorial AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven to a clinical investigator whose research work has contributed importantly to the advancement of clinical nutrition, particularly the biochemical and metabolic aspects of human nutrition.Nutrition
Vernon R Young International Award for Amino Acid ResearchPrestigiousAmerican Society for NutritionNovemberGiven to an investigator within 10 years of postgraduate training for a single outstanding piece of research or for a series of papers in a related area of amino acid metabolism.Nutrition
Cardiovascular Section Awards/Clinical Science Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding junior investigator involved in cardiovascular research, with a focus on translational science and medicine.Physiology
Cardiovascular Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding investigators in the early stages of their career who have made meritorious contributions to the scientific areas represented by the Cardiovascular Section of the APS.Physiology
Cardiovascular Section Awards/Research Recognition AwardsPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberEncourages submission of abstracts to the Experimental Biology meetings from junior investigators (i.e., doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows).Physiology
Central Nervous System Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
Central Nervous System Section Awards/Research Recognition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes meritorious research by young investigators, who participate in the Experimental Biology meeting.Physiology
Early Career Professional Awards/Giles F Filley Memorial Awards for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and MedicinePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes excellence in respiratory physiology and medicine.Physiology
Endocrinology and Metabolism Section Awards/Mead Johnson Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes the graduate student, resident or postdoctoral fellow who presents the best abstract for research in the area of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Experimental Biology Meeting.Physiology
Endocrinology and Metabolism Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
Endocrinology and Metabolism Section Awards/Virendra B Mahesh Award of Excellence in EndocrinologyPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberPresented to the graduate student or postdoctoral fellow submitting the best abstract to the Experimental Biology meeting in the area of Endocrinology and Metabolism.Physiology
Environmental and Exercise Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career who has made meritorious contributions to the areas of environmental, exercise, thermal or applied physiology.Physiology
Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Section Awards/Michael J Brody Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes a promising young investigator who has made a significant research contribution to the understanding of neural control and autonomic regulation.Physiology
Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Section Awards/Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation (NCAR) Research Recognition AwardsPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberProvides travel support to to present meritorious research at the annual Experimental Biology Meeting.Physiology
Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her independent career.Physiology
Renal Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his or her career.Physiology
Renal Section Awards/Research Recognition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes the meritorious research by young investigators/junior faculty who attend the American Physiological Societyƒ??s annual meeting at Experimental Biology (EB).Physiology
Renal Section Awards/Robert W Berliner Award for Excellence in Renal PhysiologyPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished lifetime achievement in renal physiological research by a living scientist.Physiology
Respiration Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of their career.Physiology
Respiration Section Awards/Research Recognition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes outstanding research by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who submitted their abstract to a Respiration Section topic category at the American Physiological Societyƒ??s annual meeting at Experimental Biology (EB).Physiology
The Environmental and Exercise Physiology Section CANTROL Environmental Systems New Investigator Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes a postdoctoral fellow/assistant professor (or equivalent) for outstanding research in environmental, exercise, thermal, or applied physiology that involves investigations in different environmental conditions.Physiology
Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyNovemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
FellowPrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberRecognizes distinguished contributions to plant pathology or to The American Phytopathological Society.Plant Sciences
Lee M Hutchins AwardPrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberAwarded to the author or authors of published research on basic or applied aspects of diseases of perennial fruit plants.Plant Sciences
Noel T Keen Award for Research in Molecular Plant PathologyPrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberRecognizes APS members for research excellence in molecular plant pathology.Plant Sciences
Ruth Allen AwardPrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberHonors individuals who have made an outstanding, innovative research contribution that has changed, or has the potential to change, the direction of research in any field of plant pathology.Plant Sciences
William Boright Hewitt and Maybelle Ellen Ball Hewitt AwardPrestigiousAmerican Phytopathological SocietyNovemberRecognizes a scientist within 7 years of the Ph.D. who has made an outstanding, innovative contribution directed towards the control of plant disease.Plant Sciences
Robert Wood Johnson Policy FellowshipPrestigiousNational Academy of MedicineNovemberFellows spend a year in the nationƒ??s capital to participate in the policy process at the federal level and accelerate their careers as leaders in health policy.Public Health
Elliott Coues AwardPrestigiousAmerican Ornithologists' UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding and innovative contributions to ornithological research, with no limitation with respect to geographic area, sub-discipline(s) of ornithology, or the time course over which the work was done.Animal Sciences
Harry R Painton AwardPrestigiousCooper Ornithological SocietyDecemberThis award is presented to the author of an outstanding paper published in the two preceding years in The Condor: Ornithological Applications.Animal Sciences
Katma AwardPrestigiousCooper Ornithological SocietyDecemberGiven to author(s) of a publication that offers unconventional ideas or innovative approaches in the study of birds.Animal Sciences
Loye and Alden Miller AwardPrestigiousCooper Ornithological SocietyDecemberGiven annually for lifetime achievement in ornithological research.Animal Sciences
Ned K Johnson Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Ornithologists' UnionDecemberRecognizes outstanding and promising work by a researcher early in their career.Animal Sciences
Babcock-Hart AwardPrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for food technology contributions that resulted in improves public health through nutrition or more-nutritious food.Food Science
Bernard L Oser Ingredient Safety AwardPrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for contributions to food ingredient safety evaluation or regulation.Food Science
Bor S Luh International AwardPrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberHonors an IFT member or an institution whose outstanding efforts in the field of food technology resulted in the international exchange of ideas, better international understanding, and/or the practical, successful transfer of food technology to an economically depressed area.Food Science
Marcel Loncin Research PrizePrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwards research funding for basic chemistry, physics, or engineering research applied to food processing.Food Science
Research and Development AwardPrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for a significant research and development contribution to the understanding of food science, food technology, or nutrition.Food Science
Samuel Cate Prescott AwardPrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for outstanding research in food science and technology.Food Science
Stephen S Chang Award for Lipid Or Flavor SciencePrestigiousInstitute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for significant contributions to lipid or flavor science.Food Science
Gruber Foundation Neuroscience PrizePrestigiousSociety for NeuroscienceDecemberHonors scientists for major discoveries that have advanced the understanding of the nervous system.Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Drug Discovery, Drug Development and Regulatory Affairs Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental TherapeuticsDecemberYoung pharmacologists are encouraged to submit abstracts of research related to the processes of drug discovery, development and regulatory affairs.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Paul R Dawson Biotechnology AwardPrestigiousAmerican Association of Colleges of PharmacyDecemberRecognizes an active scientist within the ranks of pharmacy education as a leaders in the broad range of research related to health services delivery directly affecting patient outcomes, including basic, clinical, translational and health services research.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Volwiler Research Achievement AwardPrestigiousAmerican Association of Colleges of PharmacyDecemberRecognize an individual within the ranks of pharmacy education recognized by his or her peers as one of the leading research workers in a given area of the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences, pharmacy practice and the social and administrative sciences, and for outstanding contributions to the respective disciplines.Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health
Cell and Molecular Physiology Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
Cell and Molecular Physiology Section Awards/Postdoctoral Research Recognition AwardsPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberAwarded to candidates for work performed while in their first through fifth postdoctoral year or medical residency.Physiology
Comparative and Evolutionary Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
Comparative and Evolutionary Section Awards/Research Recognition AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes meritorious comparative and evolutionary physiology research by young investigators who participate in the EB Meeting.Physiology
Early Career Professional Awards/Lazaro J Mandel Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberSupports an individual demonstrating outstanding promise based on their research program in epithelial or renal physiology.Physiology
Early Career Professional Awards/Shih-Chun Wang Young Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberGiven annually to an individual demonstrating outstanding promise based on their research program in the physiological sciences.Physiology
Established Professional/Orr E Reynolds AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberPresented for the best historical article submitted by a member of the Society.Physiology
Gastrointestinal and Liver Section Awards/Distinguished Research AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator who is internationally recognized for his/her contribution to research in areas represented by the Section.Physiology
Gastrointestinal and Liver Section Awards/Horace W Davenport Distinguished LecturePrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes distinguished lifetime achievement in gastrointestinal and liver physiological research.Physiology
Gastrointestinal and Liver Section Awards/New Investigator AwardPrestigiousAmerican Physiological SocietyDecemberRecognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career.Physiology
Best Paper AwardPrestigiousSociety for Experimental Biology and MedicineTBDAwarded for the best research article published each year in Experimental Biology and Medicine.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
IOM Anniversary Fellowship-American Board of Internal Medicine FoundationPrestigiousNational Academy of EducationTBDThe Institute of Medicine (IOM) offers a number of fellowship opportunities for health professionals.Internal Medicine
Ornamentals PublicationPrestigiousAmerican Society for Horticultural ScienceTBDRecognizes the author(s) of the outstanding paper in the designated area, published in the previous year's issues of The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, HortScience, or HortTechnology.Plant Sciences
Presidential Award-Johnson & JohnsonContinuousThis award is for the best paper published in The American Naturalist during the calendar year preceding the President's term of office.Multidisciplinary
Extension Publication Award-American Society for Horticultural ScienceContinuousRecognizes the author(s) of the outstanding paper in the designated area, published in the previous year's issues of The Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, HortScience, or HortTechnology.Plant Sciences
Superior Paper Award-American Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersContinuousArticles published by ASABE in its three peer-reviewed journals during the preceeding year are eligible for the Superior Paper Awards.Plant Sciences
Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Awards-American Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersJanuaryPromotes excellence in informational materials which contribute to the understanding of agricultural and biological engineering subjects outside of the traditional classroom setting.Plant Sciences
Excellence in Education Award-American Society of Plant BiologistsJanuaryRecognizes excellence in teaching, leadership in curricular development, or authorship of effective teaching materials in the science of plant biology.Plant Sciences
Bayer-Snoeyenbos New Investigator Award-American Association of Avian PathologistsFebruaryGiven to a member or associate member of AAAP whose career as an independent investigator in poultry medicine began less than 7 years ago and who during this time has made meritorious research contributions to the avian field.Animal Sciences
Bruce W Calnek Applied Poultry Research Achievement Award-American Association of Avian PathologistsFebruaryGiven to a member of AAAP who has made outstanding research contributions resulting directly or indirectly in a measurable, practical impact on the control of one or more important diseases of poultry.Animal Sciences
Lasher-Bottorff Award-American Association of Avian PathologistsFebruaryThe C.A. Bottorff Award is given to recognize an avian diagnostician/technical service veterinarian who has contributed significantly to the poultry health program in North America in the past 10 years.Animal Sciences
Phibro Animal Health Excellence in Poultry Research Award-American Association of Avian PathologistsFebruaryPresented to a member of the AAAP for sustained excellence in research in poultry disease and health over a period of 20 years or more.Animal Sciences
Special Service Award-American Association of Avian PathologistsFebruaryAwarded to a person who has made outstanding contributions within the field of avian medicine.Animal Sciences
XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize-American Educational Studies AssociationFebruaryRecognizes outstanding global service by a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.Animal Sciences
Dr. Paul Janssen Award For Biomedical Research-Johnson & JohnsonFebruaryAwarded to the most passionate and creative scientist or group of scientists in basic or clinical research, whose achievements have made or have strong potential to make a measurable impact on human health.Biology, Integrated Biology, Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Hall of Fame Awards-US Department of Agriculture FebruaryRecognizes
contributions to NIFA and the Land-grant University system and support of USDA Strategic
Goals and our nation’s food, agriculture, natural resource, and human sciences enterprise.
Multidisciplinary
ASHS Fellow-American Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes truly outstanding contributions to horticulture and the Society.Plant Sciences
Outstanding Graduate Educator-American Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes an educator who has had a distinguished and outstanding graduate education teaching career in horticultural science for a period of 10 or more years.Plant Sciences
Outstanding Undergraduate Educator-American Society for Horticultural ScienceFebruaryRecognizes an educator who has had a distinguished and outstanding undergraduate education teaching career in horticultural science for a period of 10 or more years.Plant Sciences
Carl R Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award-American Fisheries SocietyMarchThis award is presented to an individual or organization, professional or nonprofessional, for outstanding contributions to the conservation of fishery resources.Animal Sciences
Novus International Inc Teaching Award-Poultry Science AssociationMarchRecognizes that excellence in teaching is basic to the future welfare of the poultry industry.Animal Sciences
Phibro Poultry Science Extension Award-Poultry Science AssociationMarchGiven to a member for conducting an outstanding program of work in the area of poultry extension and outreach during a 5-year period.Animal Sciences
International Crop Science Award-Crop Science Society of AmericaMarchThe focus of this award is on creativity and innovation in bringing about specific changes in practices, products, and/or programs in the crops area at the international level.Plant Sciences
Charles Thom Awardees-Poetry Society of AmericaAprilHonors researchers for their exceptional merit in industrial microbiology and biotechnology, and their independent of thought and originality that added appreciably to scientific knowledge.Microbiology
Fellow-American Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersAprilA Fellow is a member of unusual professional distinction, with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in, or related to, the field of agricultural, food, or biological systems engineering.Plant Sciences
Cesar Kleberg Award for Excellence in Applied Wildlife Research-Wildlife Society, TheMayRecognizes those who have distinguished themselves in applied wildlife research and is focused on those whose body of work, in both inquiry and discovery, has resulted in application of management and conservation ƒ??on the ground.ƒ?Animal Sciences
Delano Award for Computational Biosciences-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayGiven to a scientist for the most accessible and innovative development or application of computer technology to enhance research in the life sciences at the molecular level.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
ASBMB Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayGiven to a scientist who encourages effective teaching and learning of biochemistry and molecular biology through their own teaching, leadership in education, writing, educational research, mentoring or public enlightenment.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Alice and C. C. Wang Award-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayRecognizes established investigators who are making seminal contributions to the field of molecular parasitology.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in Biomedical Science-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayAwarded to an established scientist for outstanding accomplishments in basic biomedical research. 
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Earl and Thressa Stadtman Young Scholar Award-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayAwarded to a scientist with 10 years or less of postdoctoral experience.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayRecognizes scientists at all stages of their careers that have made substantial advances in understanding biological chemistry using innovative physical approaches. 
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Sciene Award-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayHonors an outstanding scientist who has shown a strong commitment to the encouragement of under-represented minorities to enter the scientific enterprise and/or to the effective mentorship of those within it.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid-American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MayRecognizes outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids by young investigators.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
AAPS Pharmaceutical Research Meritorious Manuscript Award-American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)MayRecognizes outstanding achievement in the pharmaceutical sciences as demonstrated by the author(s) in the quality and originality of a manuscript published in Pharmaceutical Research.Multidisciplinary
Distinguished Educator Award-Academic-American Association of Equine PractitionersJuneTo be awarded to an individual educator who by his or her actions and commitment has demonstrated a significant impact on the development and training of equine practitioners.Animal Sciences
E P Pope Award-American Association of Veterinary Laboratory DiagnosticiansJuneThe E.P. Pope Award provides the highest acknowledgement those members who have made noteworthy contributions to the AAVLD, and advanced the implementation and recognition of the specialty of veterinary diagnostic medicine.Animal Sciences
ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension-Entomological Society of AmericaJuneRecognizes outstanding contributions to extension entomology.Entomology
ASM Award for Education-American Society for MicrobiologyJulyRecognizes general excellence in microbiology education.Microbiology
Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists-American Association for the Advancement of Science, TheJulyAwarded annually to four young scientists for outstanding life science research for which he/she earned a doctoral degree in the previous two years.Multidisciplinary
Tyler Prize-University of Southern CaliforniaJulyAwarded for environmental science, health and energy conferring great benefit upon humanity.Multidisciplinary
Supelco AOCS Research Award-American Oil Chemists' SocietyAugustRecognizes outstanding original research in fats, oils, lipid chemistry, or biochemistry.Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
AAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award-American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)OctoberAwarded annually to a faculty member who was selected by a committee of their AAVMC peers.Animal Sciences
Iverson Bell Award-American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)OctoberGiven in memory and recognition of Dr. Iverson Bell's outstanding leadership and contributions in the promotion of diversity in veterinary medical education.Animal Sciences
American Academy of Microbiology Fellow-American Society for MicrobiologyOctoberFellows are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.Microbiology
Alliance Scholars-Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America)OctoberEncourages and facilitates research/creative activities which will enrich the depth and scope of health, leisure, sport, dance and related activities.Multidisciplinary
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)-Burroughs Wellcome FundOctoberRecognizes physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service.Multidisciplinary
Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award-American Society of Agricultural and Biological EngineersOctoberRecognizes excellence in personal character and outstanding achievement.Plant Sciences
Distinguished Service Citation-Ecological Society of AmericaNovemberThe Distinguished Service Citation is given to recognize long and distinguished volunteer service to the ESA, to the larger scientific community, and to the larger purpose of ecology in the public welfare.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Fellow-Ecological Society of AmericaNovemberESA designates as Fellows of the Society certain members who have made outstanding contributions to the wide range of fields served by ESA.Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Coagulation Research Grant-American Family Therapy AcademyNovemberProvides $20,000 for established investigators and for students/trainees to do innovative coagulation / hematology research.Internal Medicine
Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Landscape Fellowships-Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and CollectionNovemberThe fellowship program seeks a balance between historical research and investigations of current practice, between inquiries at the scale of the garden and those addressing larger landscapes.Plant Sciences
Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award-Institute of Food TechnologistsDecemberHonors an IFT member for pursuit of humanitarian ideals and unselfish dedication that have resulted in significant contributions to the well-being of the food industry, academia, students, or the general public.Food Science
William V Cruess Award-Institute of Food TechnologistsDecemberAwarded for achieving excellence in teaching food science and technology.Food Science
ASM Distinguished Lecturers and Waksman Foundation Lecturers-American Society for MicrobiologyDecemberASMDL Lecturers are chosen through a competitive nomination process, and only the most distinguished lecturers and researchers are chosen to participate.Microbiology
Howard Dunne Memorial Award-American Association of Swine VeterinariansTBDGiven annually to an AASV member who has made a significant contribution and rendered outstanding service to the AASV and the swine industry.Animal Sciences