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Crop Science Research Award

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

This award is presented to recognize outstanding research contributions in crop science. The award consists of a certificate and $1000 honorarium.


  1. Nominators are required to be members of CSSA.
  2. Nominees are required to be members of CSSA.
  3. Nominees are to be living at the time that their nominations are submitted.
  4. Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met:
    • At least one member of the team is required to be a member of CSSA.
    • Where other disciplines are represented, the CSSA member(s) will be a major contributor (50% or more) to the team effort.
    • 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.

  • Significance and originality of basic and applied research contributions in crop science.
  • Excellence in creative reasoning and skill in obtaining significant data.
  • Total impact of contributions on crop science and other fields, nationally and internationally.

Nominator Qualifications:

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

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Team Members
    Enter additional team members for team nominations only. (Character Limit: 1000)
  2. Current Position Title
    (Character Limit: 250)
  3. Degrees Received
  4. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit: 2000)
  5. Membership
    CSSA Membership Number (Character Limit: 6)
  6. Honors and Awards
    List honors and awards received (Character Limit: 3000)
  7. Research Contributions
    List and evaluation of basic and/or applied research activities to include development of improved cultivars, techniques, processes, practices, and/or products. Also, list other related research activities. (Character Limit: 4500)
  8. Professional Contributions
    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: 4500)
  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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