AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize

The AAAS-Philip Hauge Abelson Prize of $2,500 and a medal, established by the AAAS Board of Directors in 1985, is awarded annually either to a public servant in recognition of sustained exceptional contributions to advancing science or to a scientist whose career has been distinguished both for scientific achievement and for other notable services to the scientific community.

Recipients:

  • Anita K. Jones (2012)
  • Shirley Ann Jackson (2011)
  • Rush Holt (2010)
  • Francis S. Collins (2009)
  • Richard A. Meserve (2008)
  • Burton Richter (2007)
  • Charles M. Vest (2006)
  • Norman R. Augustine (2005)
  • Maxine Singer (2004)
  • Norman P. Neureiter (2003)
  • Vernon J. Ehlers (2002)
  • Norman Ernest Borlaug (2001)
  • Leon M. Lederman (2000)
  • Neal Lane (1999)
  • Mary L. Good (1998)
  • Peter H. Raven (1997)
  • D. Allan Bromley (1996)
  • William O. Baker (1995)
  • Frank Press (1994)
  • Harvey Brooks (1993)
  • John H. Gibbons (1992)
  • Hiram Bentley Glass (1991)
  • George E. Brown Jr. (1990)
  • Franklin A. Long (1989)
  • John T. Edsall (1988)
  • Norman Hackerman (1987)
  • James A. Shannon (1986)
  • James A. Van Allen (1985)