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Call for Award Nominations

Cereals & Grains Association is proud of its members' many accomplishments that have advanced the association and the field of grain science. Help us recognize these individuals by nominating a fellow colleague to receive a prestigious Association award. All members are strongly encouraged to submit nominations for these awards at any time. All awards approved by the Board of Directors will be presented at the annual meeting. All nominations are considered for 3 years if the nominee meets the award criteria. If a nomination is not successful in the first year, the nominator is encouraged to update the nomination materials if updates are needed for the following year. Award committees will have the prerogative of eliminating an individual who is not qualified for the award without that nomination being retained for three years.

Online Award Nomination Form

Please submit your award nomination using the form below and uploading as ONE (1) portable document file (PDF file) saved as LAST NAME, FIRST INITIAL, AWARD NAME/TYPE (example: SmithT_fellow_nomination.pdf). Each page should have the name of the nominee included in the page header. The following components should be included in order within the one PDF file.

  • Indication of the award for which the nominee is being nominated
  • A cover letter describing why the nominee is worthy of consideration for the stated award
  • At least two and not more than five supporting letters
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of publications
  • Nominations should address the activities most relevant to the award, with a clear statement of the impact the nominee has had in his/her specific area of expertise.

Please upload your nomination file here (accepted formats: PDF). All fields are required. The nomination deadline is January 31.

Submitter Information:
First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:  

Nominee Information:
Full Name of Nominee
Award Name:
Use the browse button to find your file:  

Please allow time for your browser to complete the upload before closing this internet session. You will receive an email confirmation of your submission. (If you do not receive an email confirmation or have any additional questions please contact us at: awardnominations@cerealsgrains.org or +1.651.454.7250.)