Alan T. Waterman Award


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In August of 1975, Congress established the Alan T. Waterman Award to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the National Science Foundation and to honor the first director of the foundation, Alan T. Waterman.

This annual award recognizes an outstanding young scientist. In addition to a medal and other recognition, the recipient receives a grant of up to $50,000 per year for a period of up to 3 years for scientific research or advanced study in mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice.