Annually, the PRSSS accepts nominations and applications for the Warkentin Prize. The Warkentin Prize of $500 will be awarded to a graduate student, or someone who has graduated from a graduate program within the last two years, that has published a graduate thesis or peer-reviewed article in the field of soil science.
Note: This prize is open to soil scientists worldwide (PRSSS membership is not a requirement)
During the call for application and nominations you can apply by emailing the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Name, institution attended, and most recent degree
- a copy or link to the publication (peer-reviewed article or thesis accepted)
- a statement explaining how the article has contributed to the field of soil science
- a brief statement outlining the significance of the research to the public
- a maximum of two letters of support
You can also nominate a student by sending us a link or copy of their publication, along with a statement supporting your nomination.
For more information on the application guidelines click here
The deadline to apply/nominate is May 31, 2019.
The Warkentin Prize recipient will be acknowledged in our newsletter and on our website. The recipient will also be invited to give a presentation of their research at the next PRSSS Spring Workshop and Annual General Meeting.
Please send completed applications or nominations to email@example.com
- For more information on Benno Warkentin and the award click here
To apply or nominate you must be a current member of the PRSSS. To register for membership please visit the membership section of our website. Please note that if you attended the AGM & Spring Workshop, your annual membership fee was included in the event fee (see the membership section of our website for more details).