To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.
The Russell Lecturer is normally to be chosen annually on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research.
The AAS is offering opportunities for members to secure funding to travel to a Society meeting in order to increase the number of astronomers from historically underrepresented groups.
Different AAS prizes and awards have different requirements for their nomination/application packages. Here are convenient checklists to help ensure that the materials you submit are correct and complete.
AAS Council resolutions related to research, education, society, and astronomy as a profession but whose period of relevance has passed.
Six one-page flyers from the AAS Press Office offer easy-to-use guidelines for interacting with the media, preparing press releases, and presenting discoveries to reporters at news briefings.
Effective in 2015 the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplement Series will become electronic only and will no longer be available in paper editions.