Graduate: Student Awards

Entomology Departmental Awards:  nominations are accepted each year to recognize outstanding contributions by graduate students in the four mission areas of the Department:  Research, Teaching, Extension/Outreach, and Service. Contact Mary Gardiner for more information on these awards.

Susan W. Fisher Teaching Award ($250)

This award is given for excellence in teaching.  Current students may apply for this award and/or be nominated by members of the faculty or student colleagues.  A one page nomination summary, CV, and up to 2 letters of recommendation should provide documentation of excellence in classroom teaching. Have your advisor send the application as one PDF document to the current awards committee chair.

David J. Horn Service Award ($250)

This award is given in recognition of outstanding service to the department, college, university, or beyond (e.g., national societies or government agencies).  Current students may apply for this award and/or be nominated by other members of the department.  A nomination summary, CV and up to 2 letters of recommendation should be submitted indicating service for which the student is to be recognized. Have your advisor send the application as one PDF document to current awards committee chair.

Lowell R. (“Skip”) Nault Research Award ($250)

This award is given for the best graduate student paper published or in press during the last 12 months.  The graduate student must be the senior author of the paper, and the paper must be based on research completed at Ohio State.  Eligible applicants must either be current students or have graduated within the previous calendar year.  Advisors are invited to submit papers from the students who have already graduated.   If the paper has not yet been published, please provide verification that the paper is "in press".  The award will be given only if the best paper is considered to be excellent. Have your advisor send a PDF including a copy of the paper and a nomination letter detailing its significance to current awards committee chair.

James E. Tew Extension Award ($250)

This award is given in recognition of outstanding extension/outreach contributions.  Current students may apply for this award and/or be nominated by other members of the department.  A nomination summary, 2 letters of recommendation, CV and a copy of relative extension publications should be sent as one PDF by your advisor to current awards committee chair. Note - if extension documents are such that they cannot be made into a PDF (such as flipbooks) the can be dropped with Linda Neeb for review by the committee.

Dwight DeLong Competition

This award supports students to attend professional meetings in entomology and other student-oriented departmental purposes to promote excellence in teaching and research. Established March 1, 1985, by family, friends, colleagues and former students of Dr. DeLong, professor emeritus of entomology. Past award winners

Entomological Society of America (ESA) Awards

Click HERE for the ESA Awards, Honors, & Scholarships online Nomination Submission site

Click HERE for the Entomological Foundation Awards and Scholarship Program online Nomination/Application Submission site

Click HERE for available awards and more information