SURA Distinguished Friend of Science Award

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VPR Internal Deadline
4/30/12

Funding Agency Deadline
5/11/12

Funding or Award Criteria
Presented to an individual whose extraordinary efforts fulfill the SURA mission of strengthening “the scientific and technical capabilities of the Southeast and nation.” This award is to be presented to an individual whose extraordinary efforts in the private sector, or in a federal, state or local governmental capacity serve, or have served, to fulfill the SURA mission. The award comes with a $10,000 honorarium, which can be designated to a higher education charitable cause.

Eligibility

Applicable Field(s)
science and engineering

# of Nominees Allowed
1

VPR Required Documents

  1. a concise letter (<2 pages) of nomination on the qualifications of the nominee, including contact information for the nominee; and
  2. a curriculum vitae or biographical sketch of the nominee

Notes
For more information, please contact Liza Scarborough at 471-2877, or liza@austin.utexas.edu.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance
Dr. John Goodenough, Department of Mechanical Engineering