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Deadline: September 30, 2020

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Walter P. Kistler Book Award


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Nomination Process

Nomination Guidelines and Process

Anyone may nominate a science-based book for the Walter P. Kistler Book Award by writing and sending to the Foundation (by email, fax, or postal service) a brief summary of the book and an explanation of how it makes a significant contribution to the public’s understanding of factors that may impact the long-term future of humanity. Nominations must be written in the English language. Nominators must identify themselves by name, affiliation, and email/postal addresses, and provide the full book title and author's name along with the summary and explanation of its contribution.

The deadline for nominations is September 30 for the award that will be presented the following year.

Nominations must be submitted to:

Sesh Velamoor
Deputy Director, Programs
Foundation For the Future
123 105th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA USA 98004-6265
Tel 425-451-1333
Fax 425-688-1591

Selection Procedure

Nominated books and the nominators’ recommendations will be reviewed by Foundation staff. The Trustees of Foundation For the Future will make the final determination of award recipients.