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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
06/30/20 11:59 PM EST
Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International engineer or scientist with less than seven years' experience who has demonstrated excellence in engaging the public in science activities. Eligible activities include public outreach, informal science education, public policy, science fairs and cafés, social and online media, and radio, television, and film programs.
The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. The candidate will have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to public engagement with science activities, with a focus on interactive dialogue between the individual and a non-scientific, public audience(s). For the purposes of this award, public engagement activities are defined as the individual’s active participation in efforts to engage with the public on science- and technology-related issues and promote meaningful dialogue between science and society.
Types of public engagement activities might include: informal science education, public outreach, public policy, and/or science communication activities, such as mass media, public dialogue, radio, TV and film, science cafés, science fairs, and social and online media.
GrantWatch ID#: 160041
One scientist or engineer will be chosen to receive the award each year.
A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS Annual Meeting, and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting to receive the prize are given to the recipient.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit nominations at https://earlycareeraward.aaas.org/.
Inquiries may be directed to the Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology at email@example.com.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
1200 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20005
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