AWARDS

ASPT invites applications for the society's annual awards

The call for nominations is now out for several of ASPT's annual awards. The Peter Raven Award, Asa Gray Award, Engagement and Excellence in Plant Systematics Education Award (EEPSEA), and Undergraduate Research Prize all have nomination deadlines of February 28, 2019. Please visit the ASPT Awards webpage, for more information.

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2018 Cooley Award

The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Dr. Rebecca Stubbs as its 2018 George R. Cooley Award recipient. Considered one of the most prestigious early-career recognitions in the plant sciences, the award is named for George R. Cooley, a successful banker who studied plants and worked in conservation in retirement.

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2018 ASPT Engagement and Excellence in Plant Systematics Education Award

Oregon State University’s Dr. Melanie Link-Pérez has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Engagement and Excellence in Plant Systematics Education Award (EEPSEA) from the America Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT). The EEPSEA award was established in 2013 in order to recognize educators who have implemented and developed innovative methods for engaging students in the study of plant systematics in the classroom, laboratory or during outreach activities.

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2018 ASPT Undergraduate Research Prize

The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Daniel Hayes, a recent graduate of Bucknell University, as its 2018 Undergraduate Research Prize (URP) recipient. The prize is considered the society’s most prestigious recognition of undergraduate achievement.

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Student Travel Grants 2018

Student Travel Grants 2018

The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will continue this year.  The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel grants, each for $300, to attend Botany 2018 in Rochester, MN from July 21 - 25, 2018.  Please see the application form and instructions. or READ ON...

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Botanical Advocacy Leadership Award 2018

The Botanical Society of America (BSA) and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) are pleased to invite applications for the annual Botanical Advocacy Leadership Award. This award organized by the Environmental and Public Policy Committees of BSA and ASPT aims to support local efforts that contribute to shaping public policy on issues relevant to plant sciences.

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