CSSA Early Career Award

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)


Grant amount: US $2,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 14, 2019 2:00pm PDT (Letter of inquiry)

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

Applicant type: Research Scientist Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

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

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 7 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

Note: Nominations must be initiated by the "letter of inquiry" deadline above. 3 Reference letters and final nomination submission is due by the "full proposal" deadline above. 

The CSSA Early Career Award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in crop science within seven years of completing their final degree (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.). The award consists of a certificate, a complimentary ticket to the award ceremony, and $2,000.

Evaluation:
  • Evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
  • Effectiveness in extension and outreach activities.
  • Significance and originality of basic and/or applied research.
  • Achievements in private sector application of agronomy, crop and/or soil science.
  • Contributions to the public or professional organizations and institutions.

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

Eligibility:

  • Nominator
    • Nominators are not required to be members of CSSA.
  • Nominee
    • Nominees must be within 7 years of their terminal degree as of 31 December in the award year.
      • Note: The system checks the degree entered, if available. Ask the nominee to ensure their Degree is entered.
    • Nominees are required to be a member of CSSA.
    • Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Nominees are required to be a member of CSSA.

Ineligibility:

  • Nominator
    • Members of this CSSA Awards Committee and the CSSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.
  • Nominee
    • Members of this CSSA Awards Committee and the CSSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
    • Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.
  • Reference
    • Members of this CSSA Awards Committee and the CSSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be a reference for this award.