The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 1 September 2016.
The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals for observations beginning in January 2017 are due by 1 September 2016.
The National Science Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards. Nominations are due 3 October 2016.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships. Applications are due 30 August 2016.
Nominations for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards will be accepted online through 20 June 2016. Five women will be named Award Laureates for their contributions to the advancement of science.
NSF has issued an NOI to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for proposed changes to Arecibo Observatory and is inviting public comments through 23 June via mail, email, and at two public meetings.
Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2017 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2016. All of these prizes and awards are now open to self-nominations, thanks to a recent change in the rules.
The AAS Historical Astronomy Division wants to interview astronomers at all career stages at the 228th AAS meeting in San Diego, California, in June 2016. Please sign up to be interviewed!
The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!
The AAS Education Task Force invites the submission of white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach and the Society's role in these areas.
StudySoup, an online peer-to-peer learning marketplace, has launched a new scholarship program open to high school seniors through graduate students. Deadline for fall 2016 semester scholarship: 1 October 2016
The Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV seeks Letters Of Intent regarding long-term plans for data distribution and public engagement. These LOIs are in preparation for a call for proposals, due in fall 2016.
A Call for Proposals for North American ALMA Development Studies was issued 1 March 2016 for studies of ideas that may be further developed in a subsequent funding cycle. Deadline: 2 May 2016
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for 1mm Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) using the phased output of ALMA and EHT. Deadline: 28 April 2016, 23:59 UT
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array is pleased to announce the ALMA Cycle 4 Call for Proposals for scientific observations to be scheduled from October 2016 to September 2017. Deadline: 21 April 2016, 15:00 UT
Fox-TV is searching for people of all ages with extraordinary mental or physical abilities — and they've come to the AAS for help because they know that astronomers are extraordinary.
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located atop Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Proposals for observations beginning in August 2016 are due by 1 April.
Students in the final months of their PhD program with a confirmed postdoctoral position or postdocs in their first year of appointment are encouraged to apply for this fellowship through the IAU. Deadline: 31 March 2016
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period August 2016 to January 2017. Deadline: 31 March 2016.
We're looking for DC-area members to represent the Society and share the excitement of physics and astronomy with kids of all ages at the USASEF, 14-17 April 2016, in the Washington Convention Center.