Current Calls for Nomination
The following external and/or campus awards have upcoming deadlines. Use this online form to nominate a colleague for a campus-coordinated national or international award.
Please check back regularly for updates and new opportunities.
External Opportunities – Campus-Coordinated
Award nomination opportunities that are restricted or otherwise coordinated in the Office of the Provost are listed below. For additional information or to recommend a colleague for nomination, contact email@example.com or (217) 244-3689.
External Opportunities – Open
Awards that are open for nomination and are unrestricted on the Illinois campus are listed. For additional information or for assistance with pursuing a nomination, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Where there are time differences, it is recommended that you submit a nomination at least one day prior to the deadline.
- National Academy of Sciences awards. Deadline for all awards is October 5, 2020.
- Illinois International Programs Grants– open
Arctowski Medal (solar physics)
Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal (marine or freshwater algae)
Henry Draper Medal (astronomical physics)
J. Lawrence Smith Medal (investigations of meteoric bodies)
James Prize in Science and Technology Integration
Michael and Sheila Held Prize (computer science, specifically combinatorial/discrete optimization)
NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society
NAS Award for Scientific Discovery (2021 fields: astronomy, materials science, or physics)
NAS Award in Chemical Sciences
NAS Award in Molecular Biology (young investigator)
NAS Award in the Evolution of Earth and Life- Mary Clark Thompson Medal (geology and paleontology)
NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences
NAS Public Welfare Medal
Pradel Research Award (neuroscience; mid-career neuroscientists)
Richard Lounsbery Award (biology and medicine)
Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology
Troland Research Awards (psychology; early-career researchers)
William and Katherine Estes Award (behavioral research relevant to prevention of nuclear war)