Alan T. Waterman Award

The Alan T. Waterman 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.

Award/Prize amount: $1,000,000
Application/Nomination information: There is no restriction on who may nominate.
Agency deadline: October
Internal/Campus deadline: July
Illinois campus contact:
Additional information: NSF Website