|Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science|
|Awarded for||"Meritorious Service to Science"|
|Sponsored by||Frederick A. P. Barnard|
|Presented by||Columbia University, National Academy of Science|
The Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science was established in 1889 by the will of Columbia University president Frederick A. P. Barnard, and has been awarded by Columbia University, based on recommendations by the National Academy of Science, every 5 years since 1895. It is not to be confused with the Barnard Medal of Distinction.