Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

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Deadline: Jun 1, 2021

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Entomology

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty, Working Professional

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

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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 was created from a $250,000 endowment from Dr. Nan-Yao Su. This award recognizes creative entomologist who have demonstrated the ability to find alternative solutions to problems that significantly impact entomology.  The annual amount of this award will be based on interest from the endowment (may vary from year to year), and a plaque will be presented at the ESA Annual Meeting.

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


  • There is a maximum of two self-nominations allowed per year. 
  • Nominations can be made by anyone.
  • The nominee must be able to demonstrate through his/her projects or accomplishments an ability to identify problems and develop creative, alternative solutions that significantly impact entomology.
  • The nominee may belong to any area of entomology, but must be a practicing entomologist.
  • Professionals working within public- or private-sector organizations are eligible.
  • 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 member.


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