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External Awards

Awards, medals, prizes, and other honors bestowed by professional societies and the larger external scientific community are an important part of recognizing the outstanding work and accomplishments by NOAA employees.  In order to help ensure that all members of the NOAA community are properly recognized for their achievements, please visit the Organizations & Awards section for more information on external professional organizations and the awards they offer.  The FAQs & Best Practices section also offers additional guidance regarding common award procedures and helpful tips towards developing a comprehensive and successful nomination package.

For more information regarding internal NOAA awards, please visit the NOAA Workforce Management Office awards website or reach out to your respective Line/Staff Office awards contact.

Please contact the NOAA Science Council Executive Secretariat for questions and comments at