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ASA Distinguished Service Award

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

The ASA Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual or team who has made a transformational contribution to the profession of Agronomy through their efforts as member(s) of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA). The award consists of an individual plaque provided to each annual award winner and recognition of the winner on a cumulative award plaque located at ASA headquarters.

  1. Nominators are required to be ASA members
  2. Nominees are required to be an ASA member.
  3. A winner can be awarded posthumously.
  4. Team nominations are encouraged.
  5. ASA staff members are not eligible.

The ASA Distinguished Service Award Committee shall consist of the past Past-President, the Past-President, and the Chief Executive Officer. Given the prestigious nature of this award, it will be awarded only in years with highly deserving nominees.

Nominator Qualifications:

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

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Current Position Title
    (Character Limit: 250)
  2. Membership
    ASA Membership Number (Character Limit: 6)
  3. 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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