This award recognizes a Pacific Branch entomology student (undergraduate or graduate) for outstanding leadership in his/her department, university, community, and professional societies, while still achieving academic excellence.
Nominees must be an ESA student member of the Pacific Branch.
Nomination packages must include the following:
- Letter of nomination
- CV of the nominee
- Election copy of transcripts
- One additional letter of support
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.)
Nominees will be judged using the following criteria for a total of 100 points:
- Extent and quality of accomplishments in leadership in his/her departments, university, community, and professional societies (50 pts)
- Achievement of academic excellence (50 pts)
View the list of those who have previously received this award.
Nomination packages must be submitted online via the award nomination website by December 15 annually at 11:59 PM Pacific. This deadline refers to receipt by the Awards Administrator of a complete package in a readable format.