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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.

09 Jan 2018 - 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.

05 Feb 2019 - 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.

08 Feb 2019 - 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.

08 Feb 2019 - 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.

08 Feb 2019 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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

01 Mar 2019 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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

14 Apr 2016 - 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.

31 May 2019 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate student AAS members 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.

18 Mar 2019 - 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.

11 Jun 2019 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

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