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October 2, 2019

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking nominations through December 6, 2019 for awards to be presented at the 33rd annual VMNH Foundation Thomas Jefferson Awards.  This statewide awards ceremony will be held at the museum on Thursday, March 19, 2020.  The VMNH Foundation Thomas Jefferson Awards ceremony is a statewide event that honors individuals and corporations for outstanding contributions to natural science and natural science education.  Award categories and nomination forms are listed below.

Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science
Presented to an individual who has consistently made outstanding contributions to natural history in Virginia.

Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science Education
Presented to a Virginia educator who has made significant contributions to natural history or natural science education at any academic level.

William Barton Rogers Individual Award
Presented to an individual who has shown significant support for the natural sciences in Virginia, through contributions to research, science education, or other relevant programs of the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

William Barton Rogers Corporate Award
Presented to a company or organization that has shown significant support for the natural sciences in Virginia, through contributions to the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

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