ESA Early Career Professional Extension Award

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

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Predicted deadline: Jun 1, 2021

Grant amount: US $1,000

Fields of work: Entomology

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher, Faculty, Working Professional, Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Fellowship, 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

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 5 years of receiving their PhD

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About this funder:



Each year the Entomological Society of America, Certification Corporation, and the Entomological Foundation provide annual honors and awards to recognize scientists, educators, and students, who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology.  

This award is given to a student transition or early professional who excels in entomological extension.

The recipient will receive complimentary registration to the ESA Annual Meeting, $1,000 cash and an award plaque, and a runner-up will receive acknowledgement for Honorable Mention.

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


  • The nominee must be a current ESA Student Transition or Early Professional (ECP) member, who is no more than five years from earning their terminal degree (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.) working within the field of entomology.
  • The nominee may belong to any area of entomology, but must be practicing entomology. 
  • Nominations can be made by anyone.
  • Please note there is a maximum of two self-nominations allowed per year. 
  • Any candidate nominated, but not selected, may be renominated no more than two times within the two-year period after his/her initial submission.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The nominee must be a current ESA Student Transition or Early Professional member.


  • A Student member who has recently graduated in the year of nomination is considered a Student member through the end of the calendar year and therefore does not qualify for this award. 


This page was last reviewed January 20, 2021 and last updated September 02, 2020