Awards

Awards

2021- Young Botanist Award

The purpose of this award is to offer individual recognition to outstanding graduating seniors in the plant sciences and to encourage their participation in the Botanical Society of America.

The top 25 nominees, whose selection will be based primarily on their accomplishments described in recommendation letters and any supporting materials, will receive a "Certificate of Special Achievement" from the Society, complimentary student membership for the rest of the calendar year and have their names published in the Plant Science Bulletin.

Eligibility

All other nominees with strong records of achievement (at least a 'B' average, and meritorious activity in plant biology) may receive a "Certificate of Recognition," complimentary student membership for the rest of the calendar year and have their names published in the Plant Science Bulletin.

Nominations should include:

  • Nomination letter that documents the student’s qualifications for the award (academic performance, research projects, individual attributes);
  • be accompanied by the student’s curriculum vitae or résumé́;
  • include two letters of recommendation from faculty well acquainted with the student.

All pieces should be submiited as one PDF document. 

Application

Application open date
Mar 1, 2021, 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Application close date
Apr 2, 2021, 23:59 PM America/Los_Angeles

Evaluation

Evaluation open date
Apr 5, 2021, 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Evaluation close date
Apr 30, 2021, 23:59 PM America/Los_Angeles

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