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Significant Contributions Award (FCWMD)

This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize individuals or teams for a successful accomplishment that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management.

Awards may be given to an individual or collectively to a team for success on a single project, activity, contributions, or sustained initiative related to the nuclear fuel cycle and/or nuclear waste management.

Nominees need to be living ANS members at the time of nomination. It is normally presented to a member of the FC&WMD, however any ANS member is eligible.

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • A narrative summary of about 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Letters of support (support letters recommended but not required, no more than five)

Nomination Deadline: March 1

Presented: Annual Meeting

The award will be a plaque given at the opening or President.s plenary session.

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

For more information, please visit the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division website

Worthy candidates will be selected by a subcommittee headed by the FC&WMD chair, and composed of the vice chair, treasury/secretary, and ex-officio chair.

The final decisions on candidates will be decided by vote of the FC&WMD executive committee.

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