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Francis and Evelyn Clark Soil Biology Scholarship

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

The Francis and Evelyn Clark Soil Biology Scholarship was established to recognize the importance of soil biology and the understanding of soil, plant, and microbial interactions and of nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. The scholarship is supported by a gift from Dr. and Mrs. Francis Clark to the Agronomic Science Foundation and administered by the Soil Science Society of America. The scholarship is in the amount of $1000.


  1. The nominee will be a graduate student working in the field of soil biology or biochemistry or microbial ecology.
  2. The nominee will have demonstrated scholarship and leadership during his/her graduate studies.
  3. Identification of special financial need will be taken into consideration.

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Current School
  2. Department Name
  3. Letter of Interest
    Provide a letter of interest that includes identifying the focus of study and research activity of the nominee. (Character Limit: 3000)
  4. Resume
    Provide a resume that includes major, year in school, and cumulative grade point average. (Character Limit: 6000)

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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