Crop Science Teaching Award

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

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Grant amount: US $2,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 14, 2019 2:00pm PDT (Pre proposal)

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 21, 2019 2:00pm PDT (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Faculty

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

Crop Science Teaching Award

The focus of this award is on traits that characterize excellence in resident classroom teaching of crop science at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Evaluation:

  • Classroom skills as evidenced by peer and student evaluations.
  • Innovative or unique approaches to encourage learning by students.
  • Performance by graduates in areas related to the teaching activities of the nominee.
  • Student-teacher interactions as evidenced by student and peer evaluations and by motivation and maturation of students.
  • Recognition of accomplishments as a classroom teacher evidenced by department, college, university, or other professional groups awards.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Nominators are required to be ASA, CSSA, and/or SSSA members.
  • Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  • Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met:
    • At least one member of the team is required to be a member of CSSA.
    • Where other disciplines are represented, the ASA, CSSA, SSSA member(s) will be a major contributor (50 percent or more) to the team effort.
    • Only publications where all team members are authors or honors and awards received by the team will be listed. Individual efforts are to be omitted. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Nominators are required to be ASA, CSSA, and/or SSSA members. - Nominees are required to be ASA, CSSA, and/or SSSA members.

Ineligibility:

  • Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.
  • Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.