International Branch Distinguished Scientist Award

This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to entomological science during their career. The awardee will be recognized at the Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America which is taking place in Orlando, FL from 15th to 18th November 2020.

Eligibility
Nomination Requirements
Previous Winners
Deadline
Submit a Nomination

Eligibility

All active members within the International Branch (IB) are eligible, and all aspects of entomology will be considered.


Nomination Requirements

Nomination packages should include the following:

  • Letter of nomination with emphasis on the individual’s contributions to entomological science.
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee, to include: a list of professional positions, a detailed record of service, highlights of professional accomplishments, details of grantmanship, a list of publications and presentations, and a summary of awards, honors, and special recognitions.
  • Two (2) letters of support (in addition to the letter of nomination).
  •  A 300-400 word biography of the nominee including a photograph (digital image file but less than <1MB in size).

The nomination package is not to exceed 20 pages (11-point font or larger), including the letter of nomination and supporting letters. The 300-400 word biography is not included in this page limit.


Previous Winners

View the list of those who have previously received this award.


Selection of Nominees

The International Branch Awards Committee will evaluate all eligible nominations. A recipient will be chosen by the committee based on information received in the nominations. The committee reserves the right to solicit additional information, if necessary, to make final selections.  The final scores will be weighted relative the opportunity of the candidates.


Deadline

Nominations must be received by 31 July 2020.  Nomination materials must be submitted in electronic format. Paper nominations will not be accepted. Send all materials to the Chair of the International Branch Awards Committee, (robingunning@bigpond.com).

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