THE PETER M. HAUER AWARD
The Peter M. Hauer Spelean History Award provides annually a cash award to be given to an individual or group of individuals engaged in an outstanding spelean history research project. The Awards Committee shall select the recipient of this award. The amount of the award shall be determined by the Committee and shall be paid pursuant to the Peter M. Hauer Fund agreement with the National Speleological Foundation. The name of the Recipient will be announced at the annual convention. The Chairman of the Awards Committee will notify, in writing, the recipient of the award and will enclose a check in the amount of the award.