Support of Science Award

Each year, CSSP confers its award for Support of Science to honor an individual who merits recognition for outstanding and dedicated support of US science, free scientific communication, and support of basic research.

Past recipients include:

  • 2014: President Barack Obama
  • 2013: Alan Leshner, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2010: The Gordon Research Conferences
  • 2009: Paula Dobriansky, Undersecretary (ret), State Department
  • 2008: Craig Barrett, Chairman, Intel Corporation
  • 2007: Arden Bement, Director, National Science Foundation
  • 2006: Norman Borlaug, CIMMYT
  • 2005: Sherwood Boehlert, Chair, House Science Committee
  • 2004: Don Kennedy, Editor-in-Chief, Science
  • 2003: Christopher “Kit” Bond, Chair, Senate Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee
  • 2002: Martin A. Apple, President, CSSP
  • 2001: Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences
  • 2000: Bill Frist, MD, Chair, Senate Science Caucus
    Neal Lane, Director, OSTP, White House
  • 1999: Dudley R. Herschbach, Baird Professor, Harvard
  • 1998: F. Sherwood Rowland, University of California, Irvine
  • 1997: Norman Augustine, CEO, Lockheed-Martin Corporation
  • 1996: Mary L. Good, Undersecretary for Technology, US Dept of Commerce
  • 1995: Philip H. Abelson, Editor-in-Chief (ret), Science
  • 1994: M.R.C. Greenwood, Assoc. Director, OSTP, White House
  • 1993: Maxine Singer, President, Carnegie Foundation
  • 1992: D. Allen Bromley, Director, OSTP, White House
  • 1991: George E. Brown, Chair, House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
  • 1990: Peter H. Raven, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 1989: C. Everett Koop, US Surgeon General
  • 1988: Roland W. Schmitt, Chair, National Science Board
  • 1987: William Cary, Executive Officer, AAAS
  • 1986: Erich Boch, Director, National Science Foundation
  • 1985: George Keyworth, Science Advisor to the President
  • 1984: Frank Press, President, National Academy of Sciences
  • 1983: Don Fuqua, Chairman, House Committee on Science and Technology