Nominate a Scientist or Educator for an AGU Education Award
The nomination cycle for 2021 AGU Union awards, medals, and prizes opened January 15, 2021, and closes April 15, 2021.
AGU’s Spilhaus Award
The Athelstan Spilhaus Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of his/her “enhancement of public engagement with Earth and space sciences,” by devoting portions of their career to conveying to the general public the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences. For more information, visit www.agu.org/Honor-and-Recognize/Honors/Union-Awards/Athelstan-Spilhaus-Award.
Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award
The Excellence in Geophysical Education Award (EGEA) is presented annually “to acknowledge a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education by a team, individual, or group.” Examples are educators who have had a major impact on geophysical education at any level (kindergarten through post-graduate), who have been outstanding teachers and trainers for several years or have made a long-lasting, positive impact on geophysical education through professional service. For more information, visit www.agu.org/Honor-and-Recognize/Honors/Union-Awards/Excellence-in-Education-Award.