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Award Nominations

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    ARD Research Symposium 2019


    Symposium Theme:
    The 1890 Research Agenda:  Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture


  • Two prestigious awards will be presented at the 2019 Research Symposium. The first award is the Morrison-Evans Outstanding Scientist Award, given to an outstanding 1890 scientist. Each Research Director should select only one candidate for nomination. Information about your nominee must be presented strictly according to the guidelines. This will ensure equal treatment of all candidates.

    The second award is the B. D. Mayberry Young Scientist Award, given to an outstanding young scientist. Each Research Director should select only one candidate for nomination. Information about your nominee must be presented strictly according to the guidelines. This will ensure equal treatment of all candidates.

    Nominations can only be accepted from Research Directors and will be reviewed by qualified partners of the 1890 system at USDA or 1862 institutions. Nomination packets must be received by January 18, 2019. Please forward your nomination information for both awards to:

    Dr. Alton Thompson
    Executive Director of the ARD
    E-Mail: athompson1@ncat.edu