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The Russell Lecturer is normally to be chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS Award for Public Service to the Astronomical Sciences is given at most annually to up to two individuals who have performed outstanding public service in support of astronomy, planetary science, and related fields.

17 Sep 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Tinsley Prize recognizes an outstanding research contribution to astronomy or astrophysics, of an exceptionally creative or innovative character. The Prize is normally awarded every two years.

15 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS vice-presidents name a special invited lecturer to kick off each AAS meeting with a presentation on recent research of great importance. The Kavli Foundation's generous support covers the lecturer's travel expenses and as well as promotional expenses.

10 Oct 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Lancelot M. Berkeley New York Community Trust Prize for Meritorious Work in Astronomy is awarded annually for highly meritorious work in advancing the science of astronomy during the previous year.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize—established through the support of his father, John Doxsey, and other friends, family, and colleagues—provides graduate students or postdocs within one year of receiving or receipt of their PhD a monetary prize to enable the oral presentation of their dissertation research at a winter meeting of the AAS.

12 Nov 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS.

10 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The award will be for an achievement in astronomical research made by an amateur astronomer.

12 Feb 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award is to be given for astronomy writing for an academic audience, specifically textbooks at either the upper division undergraduate level or the graduate level.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The awards were given annually to up to four individuals who have performed outstanding public service in support of science.

27 Sep 2012 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Annie Jump Cannon Award is for outstanding research and promise for future research by a postdoctoral woman researcher.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS Education Prize is to recognize outstanding contributions to the education of the public, students and/or the next generation of professional astronomers.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Van Biesbroeck Prize is normally awarded every two years and honors a living individual for long-term extraordinary or unselfish service to astronomy, often beyond the requirements of his or her paid position.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is awarded jointly by the American Institute of Physics and the American Astronomical Society to recognize outstanding work in the field of astrophysics.

26 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS's Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation is to be awarded to an individual, of any nationality, for the design, invention or significant improvement of instrumentation (not software) leading to advances in astronomy.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Warner Prize is normally awarded annually for a significant contribution to observational or theoretical astronomy during the five years preceding the award. It is given to an astronomer who has not attained 36 years of age in the year designated for the award or must be within eight years of receipt of their Ph.D. degree.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Pierce Prize is normally awarded annually for outstanding achievement, over the past five years, in observational astronomical research based on measurements of radiation from an astronomical object. It is given to an astronomer who has not attained 36 years of age in the year designated for the award.

14 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS administers a National Science Foundation grant, which provides funding for airline travel to international science meetings. This funding is available only to individuals at US institutions.

28 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Summary of Presentations at the AAS Business Meeting Supplementary Session Chicago, IL, June 1999

16 Aug 2012 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

Chrétien grants further international collaborative projects in observational astronomy. Emphasis is on long-term visits and the development of close working relationships with astronomers in other countries.

28 Feb 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The AAS Executive Office has decided not to pursue renewal of our NASA SmRG grant. We hope we will be able to announce the resumption of the SmRG program under new management in the very near future.

30 Jul 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS. Awardees are honored with a Chambliss medal or, in the case of honorable mention, a certificate.

16 Apr 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research.

16 Sep 2013 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

All AAS members may submit prize nominations and are encouraged to do so. With the exception of the student awards, prize nominations are due in the AAS Secretary's Office by 30 June each year.

20 Jan 2014 - Grants and Prizes: AAS