Awards & Recognition

We are proud to celebrate achievements and excellence in STEM education.


Making Science Make Sense® has garnered numerous accolades and recognitions for Bayer, including three U.S. presidential awards.

Bayer hosted the STEM "Thank You" Awards Ceremony in September 2015, honoring U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; the Senate STEM Education and Workforce Caucus; the House STEM Education Caucus; and DC Chancellor of Schools, Kaya Henderson.
U.S. Representatives accept the 2015 Bayer STEM "Thank You" Award on behalf of the House STEM Education Caucus. From left to right: Rep. Hanna, Bayer President Phil Blake, Rep. Lipinski, Rep. Hultgren and Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut and Bayer’s science literacy advocate.


  • President’s Service Award

  • Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership

  • The Presidential Award in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

  • National Science Board's Public Service Award

  • Foreign Policy Association’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  • Keystone Center’s Leadership in Education Award

  • The Conference Board’s Best in Class Award

  • North Carolina Governor’s Business Partnership Award

  • Wildlife Habitat Council’s Corporate Lands for Learning Award

  • Carnegie Science Center’s Chairman’s Award

  • Berkeley Public Education Foundation Business Partner of the Year Award

  • Northern California Association for Women in Science Award

  • Texas Board of Education’s Heroes for Children Award

  • South Carolina State Board of Education’s Business Award for Volunteer Efforts