Nomination Deadline

August 1

Presented at the

Winter Meeting


The Seaborg Medal recognizes an individual for outstanding scientific or engineering research achievements associated with the development of peaceful uses of nuclear science. This award honors excellence worthy of international recognition sustained over a period of time.

The award consists of an engraved bronze medal. It is to be made no more frequently than once per year and is presented during the ANS Winter Meeting.

Nominees may be from any nation, but they must not be deceased at the time the awardee is selected and need not be ANS members.

Selection Method

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

  • A letter of recommendation from the nominator
  • A narrative summary of about 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications (if applicable)
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Three (3) letters of support are required (no more than five)

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

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

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