Warkentin Prize

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. The recipient will be acknowledged in our newsletter and on our website. This prize is open to soil scientists worldwide.

  • For more information about the award and Benno Warkentin click here


The deadline to apply/nominate is May 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm PST


To apply / nominate:

  1. Check the award eligibility and application guidelines Click Here
  2. Email the following to prsssawards@gmail.com by the application deadline:
    • Student’s 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 publication 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 – emailed directly from the referee(s) to prsssawards@gmail.com