Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
51
Days
June 1 2021
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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ESA Student Activity Award

Description

Sponsored by Bayer Crop Science, this award will be presented annually to recognize a student for outstanding contributions to the Society, his/her academic department, and the community, while still achieving academic excellence. The award consists of a $5,000 cash prize and an inscribed plaque. All nominators and nominees will be required to sign the professional conduct disclosure form. The nominee must be an ESA student member, who: Is pursuing course work leading to a graduate degree with a focus in entomology (Individuals may receive the award providing that they have not graduated more than 12 months prior to the time the award is to be presented.); Is an ESA member (student or regular) prior to January 1 of the year in which the award is to be presented; and Shows evidence of an excellent academic record. A regular member returning for graduate study is eligible if membership status changes from regular to student membership within at least two years after resuming graduate studies. In submitting a nominee, nomination packages must be submitted electronically to the site. Letters of nomination must be included in the electronic package, letter of recommendation may be included in the package or submitted *anonymously via e-mail electronically to awards@entsoc.org. Printed letters will not be accepted. Letters of recommendation cannot exceed two pages each. The nomination site requires a single nomination packet via one PDF file. If you do not have software to merge the documents, please send all of your files to awards@entsoc.org for assistance. Nominations can be made by anyone. Please note there is a maximum of two self-nominations allowed per year. CV-Related Items - Nominators must provide a CV which includes the below sections. For a full listing of what should be included in each of the sections, please head on to the scholarship site. Letter of nomination stating the reason for nomination. This letter should come from the individual nominating (for self nominations that letter should come from the nominee). A one-page letter written by the applicant outlining his/her activities and accomplishments relevant to the criteria of the award. Two letters of recommendation from faculty members or other knowledgeable individuals. Official or unofficial transcripts of all graduate education. Unofficial transcripts must be accompanied with a support letter from the department or advisor confirming the authenticity. Official transcripts can me mailed to: ESA 3 Park Place Suite 307 Annapolis, MD 21401 or emailed to awards@entsoc.org. Anonymous letter of support is only used if the individual writing the letter does not want the nominator to see the letter. Any candidate nominated, but not selected, may be renominated no more than two times within the two-year period after his/her initial submission. Nomination packages will be retained for two years by the awards administrator. Nominators must send a letter of renomination to the awards administrator by the nomination deadline above. Previously submitted documentation will be used for the evaluation process unless the nominator submits new or updated documents. The renomination e-mail must contain this additional documentation. New or updated documents must follow the electronic submission requirements noted above.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Entomology
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Entomological Society of America

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Application Form
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Contact
ESA Awards Administrator
awards@entsoc.org
Tel: 301-731-4535 Address ESA 3 Park Place
Suite 307
Annapolis, MD 21401