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

2021 NIH Director’s Awards Awardee Selection Timeline:
 

Awards Timeline

Ceremony Information:

The 2021 NIH Director’s Awards Ceremony will be held virtually on September 22, 2021. For information about this year’s program contact nihawards@od.nih.gov.

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