Isaac Asimov Awards
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- The Isaac Asimov Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Writing is the original name of an annual award open to undergraduate college students and given to the author of the best science fiction or fantasy short story. Established by the magazine Asimov's Science Fiction and the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, the award is typically given for character-driven stories of the type published in that magazine. The award is now known as the Dell Magazines Award.
- The Asimov Prize (Premio Asimov) for popular science books, edited in Italian language. It was established in 2016, the winner is selected by a jury of few hundred high school students. The first recipient was the chemist Peter Atkins.
- The skeptical organization CSICOP created an Isaac Asimov Award, established in 1994 "to honor Asimov for his extraordinary contributions to science and humanity". The first recipient was Asimov's friend Carl Sagan. Stephen Jay Gould was also a winner.
- In 1998, the American Humanist Association awarded its first Isaac Asimov Award to Eugenie Scott. Awardees since then have included Robert Sapolsky, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Steve Wozniak, Richard Leakey and Lynn J. Rothschild.