CALS P&S Excellence Award

Award Requirements

NOTE: This award was discontinued in 2023. Beginning in 2024, there is a CALS Staff Outstanding Achievement Award.

Purpose: To recognize a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member, not engaged in research, who has achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional career. 

Eligibility: Professional and scientific or merit staff who have been employed in CALS for five years or more at the time of the nomination deadline. Recipients must be a CALS employee at the time of the CALS Spring Awards Ceremony.  

Number of Awards: One award.

Amount of Award: $500 one-time stipend.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submit the CALS award cover sheet. 
  2. Submit a nomination letter no longer than three pages that describes the contributions of the nominee including impact of their work, service within the university (to department or unit, other departments or units, university), professional organizations and positions held, evidence of career progress (promotions and educational advancements) and professional recognitions and contributions beyond the university (community, state, regional, national, international, committees and publications).
  3. Submit two additional letters of support. One of the letters, or the nomination letter, must be from the direct supervisor.
  4. Submit a curriculum vita not to exceed four pages which highlights contributions.