ESA Student Activity Award

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

Grant amount: US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 1, 2018

Applicant type: Graduate Student

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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Sponsored by Monsanto Company, this award will be presented annually to recognize a student for outstanding contributions to the Society, his/her academic department, and the community, while still achieving academic excellence. The award consists of a $5,000 cash prize and an inscribed plaque. The awardee is presented with the plaque during the ESA Annual Meeting.

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


  • The nominee must be an ESA student member, who:
    • Is pursuing course work leading to a graduate degree with a focus in entomology (Individuals may receive the award providing that they have not graduated more than 12 months prior to the time the award is to be presented.);
    • Is an ESA member (student or regular) prior to January 1 of the year in which the award is to be presented; and
    • Shows evidence of an excellent academic record.
  • A regular member returning for graduate study is eligible if membership status changes from regular to student membership within at least two years after resuming graduate studies.
  • Nominations can be made by anyone.
  • Please note there is a maximum of two self-nominations allowed per year.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.