2024 - Corresponding Members

Corresponding members are distinguished senior scientists who have made outstanding contributions to plant science and who live and work outside of the United States of America. Corresponding members are nominated by the Council, which reviews recommendations and credentials submitted by members, and elected by the membership at the annual BSA business meeting. Corresponding members have all the privileges of life-time members. Click here for more information and to see past winners.


Nominations will be submitted by BSA members here and should include:

  1. a curriculum vitae of the proposed candidate,
  2. a detailed explanation of the qualifications and achievements of the candidate, and
  3. at least three letters of support.
  4. the Professional Conduct Disclosure Form from the nominator and any other letter writers

    All nominated awardees must adhere to the BSA Guidelines for Professional Ethics and the Ethical Guidelines for Nominated Awards.

    All items should be combined into one PDF file for upload to the BSA Awards portal.

It is preferable for nominations to be made without knowledge of the nominee. Nominations should be completed by February 1, 2024 to be considered for award of corresponding membership at the BSA Business meeting in June 2024.

Login above and then click the blue button below to start the nomination process.


Application open date
Sep 28, 2023, 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Application close date
Feb 1, 2024, 23:59 PM America/Los_Angeles


Evaluation open date
Feb 2, 2024, 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Evaluation close date
May 20, 2024, 23:59 PM America/Los_Angeles

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