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Arthur Holly Compton Award in Education

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This award was established in 1966 in honor of the late Arthur Holly Compton to recognize and encourage outstanding contributions to education in nuclear science and engineering. The award is funded through an endowment by the wife of Edward Malinckrodt, Jr. and by George E. Malinckrodt, and is administered by the Education, Training, and Workforce Development Division (ETWDD).

The award recipient must have made an outstanding contribution to education in the field of nuclear science and/or engineering, but does not have to be an ANS member or work primarily in the education field.


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

Monetary Award: $2,000 to recipient, and
$2,000 to recipient's academic institution


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

Hard copies can be mailed to:
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