Awards and Scholarships

Spring Awards NominationsElevator Speech Contest

Every Spring the Societies open nominations for numerous awards, scholarships and fellowships. Click here to browse the full list.


Mott Award

The Gerald O. Mott Award is given to one student in each crop science department. Selections should be sent by the Department Head or their designated representative. If you would like to be considered for the Mott Award, please contact your own department chair.


At the Annual Meeetings

Elevator Speech Contest

Try out you elevator speech on our panel of judges for a chance to win in this fun contest!

Science Policy

Congressional Science Fellowship - Applications are now closed for 2016

The Fellow selected will spend one year in Washington DC, applying his/her professional and scientific expertise as a special assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or Congressional committee.

Future Leaders in Science Award - Applications are now closed for 2016

Award winners will travel to Washington DC for an opportunity for graduate students to engage with policy-makers in order to raise awareness and support for science, technology and research funding through the Society Congressional Visits Day (CVD).