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Irrometer Professional Certification Service Award

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

The Irrometer Professional Certification Service Award recognizes an outstanding certified professional who has demonstrated adherence to the certification goals and personal growth, impact on associates and the public at large. Service involving consulting, cooperation with industry, community development, and/or public extension and research programs is strongly solicited. The award consists of a certificate and $500 honorarium plus up to $400 in travel expenses to attend the annual meeting of the Soil Science Society of America.


  1. Nominators are not required to be certified.
  2. Nominators are not required to be members of SSSA.
  3. Nominees are required to be certified.
  4. Nominees are not required to be members of SSSA.
  5. Nominees must be living at the time of their nominations.

Nominator Qualifications:

  1. Current Position Title
    (Character Limit: 100)

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit: 2000)
  3. Certification Number
    (Character Limit: 6)
  4. Qualification of Nominee
    Describe professional service, scholarly work, and/or self improvement of the nominee (Character Limit: 3000)
  5. 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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