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Awards, Scholarships, and Fellows


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Gerald O. Mott Scholarship for Meritorious Graduate Students in Crop Science

Deadlines:
Award, Fellow, and Scholarship nominations initiated by April 09, 2013
Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by April 17, 2013

The Gerald O. Mott Scholarship is provided to a meritorious graduate student in crop science. The scholarship is supported by gifts from the Mott family to the Agronomic Science Foundation and administered by the Crop Science Society of America. Two scholarships will be offered in the amount of $2,500.

Eligibility

  1. Nominees will have completed at least one year of graduate work leading to a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degree in a field of emphasis within any of the CSSA divisions of interest.
  2. Nominees will have outstanding potential for leadership.
  3. Nominees will be graduate students at U.S. institutions.
  4. Nominees are required to be CSSA or ASA members.

Add References to Nomination

Provide contact information for the Department Head/Chair or Director of Graduate Studies and two other individuals who will submit online reference letters. Note: Monitor these three letters online under "Nominations" as you will need to log in and submit the completed nomination containing the three reference letters.

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Membership
    ASA or CSSA Membership Number (Character Limit: 6)
  2. Degrees Received
    Give major/minor field, date, and institution and grade point average for each degree.
  3. Teaching Activities
    List courses taught as a laboratory or teaching assistant. Describe the course(s) and the applicant's responsibilities and evidence of effectiveness, i.e., student evaluations, supervisor evaluations, and teaching materials developed (Character Limit: 3000)
  4. Research
    List research contributions. a. Provide listing and evaluation of basic and/or applied research activities with emphasis on significance, impact, originality, creative reasoning. b. Other related research activities. (Character Limit: 3000)
  5. Bibliography
    List professional publications and presentations. Give complete bibliography in the form of literature citations. (Character Limit: 3000)
  6. Leadership
    List leadership, activities, and professional contributions. (Character Limit: 3000)
  7. Service and Extension-type Contributions
    List service and extension-type contributions (Character Limit: 3000)
  8. Academic Achievements
    List honors and awards with date received. Provide a brief description of thesis or dissertation problem. (Character Limit: 3000)
  9. Evaluation
    Summarize in this section the primary contributions on which the nomination is based. Give the nominees contributions and their impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria given in the Award Description and criteria sections, clearly and explicitly (Character Limit: 3000)

Add References To Nomination

Provide contact information (name, full mailing address, phone, and email) for three individuals who will submit online reference letters.

Note: Monitor these three letters online under "Nominations" as you will need to log in and submit the completed nomination containing the three reference letters.

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