Franklin Laureate Database

Laureate Database Search Form

Enter your search terms in at least one of the following search fields. Then click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form to begin the search.

  1. Leave years blank to search all years. For a single year's results, enter the years before and after, e.x., for 1998's Laureates, the start year is 1997 and the end year is 1999.

Note: "Franklin" Medals are not the same as "Benjamin Franklin" Medals. The Benjamin Franklin Medal was initiated in 1998 to represent the combined legacies of several historic medals, including the Franklin Medal.

Note: The Scott Medal is awarded by the City of Philadelphia. Prior to 1920, the Institute's Committee on Science and the Arts selected the medalists and the Scott Medals were presented on Awards Day at The Franklin Institute.

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