IEEE Medals are at the top of the hierarchy of awards; the IEEE Medal of Honor is the highest award. IEEE Medals embrace significant and broad IEEE interests and purposes. IEEE Medals are typically presented at the IEEE Honors Ceremony. Nominations must be finalized by 15 June, and endorsement letters are due 1 July annually.
The 2018 nomination period has closed. Nomination forms for the 2019 Medals and Recognitions will reopen at the end of November 2017.