PBESA Entomology Team Work Award

his award recognizes the successful efforts of a small collaborative team of entomologists to achieve outstanding accomplishments in research and education.  A team is defined as no more than 10 members, and documentation of achievements in both research and education (university and K-12 teaching, Extension, and other types of outreach) must be included.  

Eligibility Requirements
Nominees must be an ESA member of the Pacific Branch. 

Nomination Requirements

  1. Letter of nomination that provides a brief explanation of the team work
  2. A 6-10 page summary of the team project and accomplishments
  3. Up to three letters of support and recognition of team success
  4. Two page CV for each team member (CV's do not count towards the 20 page limit).

Nomination Process 
Submit the award nomination packet through the Pacific Branch Award Nomination Website.

File Specifications
Only PDF files will be accepted.  Supporting image files should be embedded into the document, and should be of sufficient resolution for easy viewing. All nomination packets are limited to a maximum of 20 pages. (Any reprints are not included in the 20 page limit.)

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Extent and quality of small collaborative team accomplishments in research and education (50 pts) (A team is defined as no more than 10 members, and documentation of achievements in both research and education (university and K-12 teaching, Extension, and other types of outreach) must be included)
  2. Extent and quality of work within the Pacific Branch region (30 pts)
  3. Extent and quality of impacts of work on students, stakeholders, colleagues, and others (20 pts)
     

Deadline
Nomination packages must be received by the ESA Awards Administrator via the Pacific Branch Nomination Website by Monday February 6, 2017 at 12:00 Midnight. This deadline refers to receipt by the Awards Administrator of a complete package in a readable format. In addition, a notification of intent to nominate is requested by Monday December 19, 2016 via email to charles.burks@ars.usda.gov

Questions
Any questions regarding the award or nomination process please email Chuck Burks or contact at (559)596-2757.