AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy 2021

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Area of Study Natural Science
  • Level research
  • Eligible Region/Countries
  • Medium of Instruction English

Opportunity Description

Nominations for the AAAS David and Betty Hamburg Award for Science Diplomacy are now open for worldwide applicants. The program aims to award individuals or a limited number of individuals who work together in the scientific, engineering, or foreign affairs societies who are making extraordinary contributions to advance science diplomacy. Therefore, if you intend to participate in this program, do not miss the opportunity to nominate before the deadline. 

Important Details: 

Opening date: April 15, 2021

Closing date: June 30, 2021

Organized by: American Association for the Advancement of science 


  • The award recipient will have the chance to receive a monetary prize of USD 10,000;
  • Moreover, a commemorative plaque will be awarded as well to the prize winner;
  • Travel expenses;
  • Accommodations;
  • Will have a chance to publish in Science Diplomacy;

Eligibility Criteria

  • This program is open for nationals of any country;
  • The applicant must be living at the time of nominations;
  • Self-nominations are also acceptable; you can either nominate yourself or be nominated by another person;

Essential Information/Documents 

  • If another person nominating a Scientist, the nominator’s specifications, including name and contact numbers, are vital to be added;
  • The name, title, institutional affiliation, & contact information of the nominee;
  • Explanation of the nominee’s achievements (250 words);
  • Details of the nominee or nominated group’s achievements (maximum 50 words)
  • CV of the nominee’s;
  • A support letter (if you are nominating yourself, then you need to provide two support letters);
  • If available give the links of books, articles, other documents showing the nominee’s achievements;
  • All nominations and documents must be in English;

Selection Criteria

  • An international multidisciplinary committee will assess all applications;
  • The board of directors will select the award recipient according to the recommendation of the committee and documents;

How to Apply?

Nominations are possible online through the AAAS portal, and if you intend to nominate yourself or nominate another person, click on the “Nominate Now” below:

Apply Now

For more/detailed information, you can visit the official website here.

If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact the following email:

[email protected] 

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