Lifetime Achievement Award in Livestock Entomology
Industry Appreciation Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award in Livestock Entomology recognizes outstanding achievement in research and extension in the area of livestock entomology.
The Industry Appreciation Award in Livestock Entomology recognizes outstanding achievement throughout a career with industry in the area of livestock entomology.
Selection for these awards is based on the following criteria:
A career livestock entomologist actively pursuing research and/or extension (Lifetime Achievement)
or career employment with industry in the area of livestock entomology (Industry Appreciation)
Active participation in the Livestock Insect Workers’ Conference.
A dedicated spokesperson for the profession.
An individual who has made significant contributions to animal health and productivity through livestock entomology.
Nominations are limited to two, single-space pages
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Nominations must be received by April 14, 2023.
Please e-mail nominations to Chris Holderman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*All submissions will receive a confirmation of submission within two business days.
Award recipients will be selected by LIWC Elected Representatives and the Local Arrangements Committee.
Student Travel Grants:
Student Travel Grant Guidelines
These competitive travel grants may be awarded to full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning and pursuing studies in livestock entomology.
To be eligible for an LIWC Student Travel Grant, applicants must:
prepare and submit a presentation abstract
give a presentation during the Annual Conference; and
the applicant’s major professor/sponsor must be a historically active participant in the LIWC.
Travel grant funds may be awarded up to $500.00 and must be applied to travel to the Annual Conference during the current year. The total number of awards each year will depend on availability of funds.
The travel grant application packet must include the following documents:
LIWC Student Travel Grant Application Form with all necessary signatures (see link below);
student’s LIWC Presentation Abstract; and
a ONE PAGE letter of support from the student’s major professor/sponsor
* Please compile files into a single, *.pdf file for submission
The Student Travel Grant submission deadline is:
April 14, 2023
**NO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE**
Selection of awardees from applicants fulfilling all of the above-mentioned requirements will be judged primarily on two criteria: (1) the written and apparent scientific quality of the abstract; and (2) the sponsor’s ONE-PAGE supporting letter explaining and documenting the significance of the research to be reported by the individual and indicating why the person is deserving of this award.
Award recipients will be notified before the LIWC meeting with funds provided to award recipients during or shortly after the Annual Conference.