TOS Early Career Award

For Having Demonstrated Extraordinary Scientific Excellence and the Potential to Shape the Future of Oceanography


The TOS Early Career Award is presented biennially to up to three TOS members for having demonstrated extraordinary scientific excellence and the potential to shape the future of oceanographyThe Early Career Award also seeks to recognize individuals who have additionally made significant contributions toward educating and mentoring in the ocean sciences community and/or who have a record of outstanding outreach and/or science communication beyond the scientific community.

The new awardees are recognized at the TOS event during the Ocean Sciences Meeting and receive a certificate. The announcement of selection is disseminated via TOS News and social media and Oceanography magazine.


The next nomination deadline is November 15, 2020.


Nominees must be within 10 years of earning their highest degrees. > More

Nomination Procedure

The lead nominator serves as the point of contact. All nomination materials are submitted via the online submission system. > More

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