This NSTA award posthumously recognizes long-standing members of NSTA for significant life-long service to NSTA and
contributions to science education.
This award is open to long-standing members of NSTA (minimum 15 years) who have been deceased for no more than
10 years. An individual may be nominated within ten (10) years after their death; however, there may be variances to
these criteria. The NSTA Awards and Recognitions Committee should be consulted in writing prior to recommending an
individual more than (10) ten years after their death.
One or more individuals may be selected by the NSTA Awards and Recognitions Committee to be honored at the annual
Awards Banquet during the NSTA National Conference. A plaque will be presented to the family of the honoree. NSTA
will provide 2 nights lodging, and up to $500 towards travel expenses for a family member to attend the NSTA National
Conference. A permanent Legacy Award display, located at the NSTA headquarters, will include the honoree’s name.
AWARD SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
? Completed and signed recommendation form.
education and service to NSTA. Please include any NSTA Awards that the honoree received prior to their death. Narrative
should be a standard 12 point font, on standard 8-1/2” X 11” letter sized paper with 1”inch margins.
Letter writers should include first-hand knowledge of honoree’s experiences and impact through life-long contributions
to science education and service to NSTA. Letters of support must accompany packet. Letters sent separately will not be
considered. Letters should not exceed two (2) pages each.
Upon receipt, applications become property of NSTA. Applications will not be returned to applicants. Late or faxed
applications will not be accepted. All material must be in one envelope. Completed applications must be received by
November 30. Incomplete applications will not be considered. On-line submission is preferred.