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International Crop Science Award

 

The focus of this award is on creativity and innovation in bringing about specific changes in practices, products, and/or programs in the crops area at the international level. The award consists of a certificate, a complimentary ticket to the award ceremony, and $2,000.

Evaluation:

  1. Creativity and innovation as reflected through the scientist's overall contribution
  2. Evidence of credibility, integrity, and professionalism
  3. Influence or impact of the nominee in a foreign country
  4. Evidence of the nominee's contributions on long lasting change in some aspect of crop science at the international level
  5. Educational contributions made either directly or indirectly through international graduate students
  6. In recognition of the nonconventional environment in which the nominee is working, nonrefereed types of publications will be recognized

Nominations Opened: Feb 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Mar 30, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT
3 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT


Eligibility

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Nominator

  1. Nominators are required to be CSSA members.
  2. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.

Nominee

  1. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. Nominees are required to be CSSA members.
  3. Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met: 1. At least one member of the team is required to be a member of CSSA. 2. Where other disciplines are represented, the CSSA member(s) will be a major contributor (50% or more) to the team effort. 3. Only publications where all team members are authors or honors and awards received by the team will be listed. Individual efforts are to be omitted.
  4. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.

Reference

  1. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a reference for this award.

Qualifications

Nominator

  1. Current Position Title

Nominee

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 2000)
  3. International Contribution
    Describe contribution or impact of nominee internationally, including evidence the contribution resulted in lasting change in some aspect of crop science. (Character Limit, including spaces: 6000)
  4. Creativity and Innovation
    Describe creativity and innovation as reflected through nominee's international contribution. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  5. Educational Contribution
    Describe educational contribution that has had an international impact. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  6. Professional Contributions Listing
    Describe the nominee's technical or nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  7. Evaluation
    In this section, summarize the primary achievements and evaluate the nominee's comprehensive skills, competencies, and qualifications for this award. Give the nominees impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria in the award description. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)