From the National Science Foundation (NSF):
The Alan T. Waterman Award recognizes outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation.
Congress established the Alan T. Waterman Award in August 1975 to mark the 25th Anniversary of the National Science Foundation and to honor its first Director. The annual award recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 over a five year period for scientific research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice.
To learn more about this nomination process, including eligibility requirements, visit the NSF website. Nominations for the 2022 Alan T. Waterman Award are accepted from July 19 to September 20, 2021.
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