The Spilhaus Ambassador Award Grant was established in memory of AGU’s former longtime CEO, Fred Spilhaus Jr. This grant looks to extend the work of AGU Ambassador Award recipients by providing $2,500 grants to up to two recipients annually.
For completing significant work that shows the focus and premise of making outstanding contributions to research in Earth and space sciences.
In recognition for outstanding contributions to the following area(s): societal impact, service to the Earth and space community, scientific leadership, and promotion of talent/career pool.
For journalistic excellence in feature stories on the Earth and space sciences that make information about those sciences accessible and interesting to the general public
For enhancement of the public engagement with Earth and space sciences, through devoting portions of their career conveying to the general public the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences.
For journalistic excellence in news stories on the Earth and space sciences that make information about those sciences accessible and interesting to the general public