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Welcome to the Union Medals, Awards, and Prizes submission and review site!

  • The 2023 Nomination cycle will run from 18 January to 12 April at 23:59 EDT
    • Late/incomplete nominations will not be accepted
  • All required materials must be submitted through the online submission platform
    • Materials sent outside of the submission platform will not be accepted
  • We reccomend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to access the online nomination platform 
  • To submit a nomination click on, SUBMIT NOMINATION, in the top navigation bar.

If you have questions or if you encounter technical issues with the submission platform, please contact us at honors@agu.org.  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are self-nominations permitted?
    • No, self-nominations are not accepted. 
  • Are co-nominators allowed?
    • Yes, one primary nominator and one co-nominator are allowed per nomination.
  • Are co-supporters allowed? 
    • No, co-supporters are not accepted for letters of support. Letters of support may only be signed by one person.
  • What happens if there are mulitple nominations for a single candidate?
    • Two or more nominations for a single candidate for a given award will NOT be considered. If separate packages are received, the nominators will be asked to combine them. 
  • Does AGU accept posthumous nominations?
    • No, posthumous nominations are not allowed but will be considered if the nomination was submitted when the nominee was still alive. 
  • Can I submit more than three letters of support? No, you are required to submit a total of three letters of support.
  • Can I submit more than one nomination? Yes, you can submit more than one nomination for multiple awards.