NIH Director’s Awards

The NIH Director’s Award is the most prestigious awards ceremony that recognizes the greatest achievements of all Institutes and Centers (IC) within NIH.

General Guidelines

Category 1: Scientific/Medical

Category 2: Administrative

Category 3: Technical/Clerical/Support

Common Fund Leadership

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

Alan S. Rabson Award for Clinical Care

The NIH Work/Life and Well-Being Champion

NOTE: EDI and Commission Corp awards are presented at the NIH Director’s Awards ceremony

Ceremony Information:

Submit nominations for the 2021 NIH Director’s Awards by Friday, February 26, 2021.  Contact your IC Awards Coordinator for deadlines within each Institute.

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