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Crop Science Extension Education Award

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

The Crop Science Extension Education Award is presented in recognition of excellence in extension teaching activities in the area of crop science. The award consists of a certificate and $1000 honorarium.


  1. Nominators are required to be members of CSSA.
  2. Nominees will be extension crop scientists, industrial crop scientists, or others, whose primary contributions are in teaching or education outside of a formal setting.
  3. Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  4. Nominees are not required to be members of CSSA.

The award criteria are based on educational innovations developed and used successfully in the area of crop science. Effective extension performance evidenced by demonstrated ability to:
  • Communicate ideas clearly.
  • Influence client attitudes.
  • Motivate change in client or audience action.

Nominator Qualifications:

  1. Current Position Title
    (Character Limit: 100)
  2. Membership
    CSSA Membership Number (Character Limit: 6)

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit: 2000)
  3. Demonstrated Abilities
    (a) List demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly. (b) List demonstrated ability to influence client attitudes. (c) List demonstrated ability to motivate change in client or audience action. (Character Limit: 6000)
  4. 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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