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Award Guidelines

Distinguished Service Award

  1. Purpose: Recognition of outstanding contributions to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science.
  2. Eligibility: Must be a member of the ADSA or ASAS and currently active in the field of Animal/Dairy Science. The recipient will be chosen from among the candidates who have long and distinguished service in the Northeast area.
  3. Basis for selection: Selection from among the eligible candidates will be based upon total achievement in all areas related to animal production and/or their products including the following: teaching, research, extension, responsibilities with national and regional ADSA/ASAS activities (emphasis will be placed on activities within the region), cooperative efforts with livestock and dairy organizations, and demonstrated effectiveness of the candidate's efforts. Recipients will have distinction and leadership in broad areas of work.
  4. The recipient will receive an inscribed plaque presented at the Northeast ADSA/ASAS annual business meeting.
  5. The material submitted should include:

    1. Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including a list of publications.
    2. Summary statement of no more than four (4) pages, establishing the nature and importance of the nominee's contribution to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science in the Northeast.
    3. A citation of no more than 500 words regarding the nominee prepared by the nominator suitable for journal publication.
    4. Up to four (4) letters of support for the nomination.

Young Scientist Awards - Educator

  1. Purpose: Recognition of outstanding contributions to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science by a young scientist as a researcher and/or educator. Two young scientists will be recognized, one for research and one in education.
  2. Eligibility: Must be a member of the Northeast Regional ADSA-ASAS and currently active in the field of Animal/Dairy Science. The recipient shall have 10 years or less experience beyond the Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree by December 1 of the year awarded. Anyone who has received similar awards at the national level is ineligible for the regional award.
  3. Basis for selection: Selection from among the eligible candidates will be based upon a contribution related to animal production and/or their products for teaching and (or) extension educational programs, responsibilities with the national and regional ADSA/ASAS activities, with livestock and dairy organizations, and the effectiveness of the candidate's efforts. The second award will recognize outstanding efforts in research related to animal production and/or their products, as well as responsibilities with the national and regional ADSA/ASAS activities, with livestock and dairy organizations, and the effectiveness of the candidate's efforts.
  4. The recipient will receive an inscribed plaque presented at the Northeast ADSA/ASAS annual business meeting.
  5. The material submitted should include:
    1. Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including a list of publications.
    2. Summary statement of no more than four (4) pages, establishing the nature and importance of the nominee's contribution to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science in the Northeast.
    3. A citation of no more than 500 words regarding the nominee prepared by the nominator suitable for journal publication.
    4. Up to four (4) letters of support for the nomination.

Young Scientist Awards - Research

  1. Purpose: Recognition of outstanding contributions to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science by a young scientist as a researcher.
  2. Eligibility: Must be a member of the Northeast Regional ADSA-ASAS and currently active in the field of Animal/Dairy Science. The recipient shall have 10 years or less experience beyond the Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree by December 1 of the year awarded. Anyone who has received similar awards at the national level is ineligible for the regional award.
  3. Basis for selection: Selection from among the eligible candidates will be based upon a contribution related to animal production and/or their products for teaching and (or) extension educational programs, responsibilities with the national and regional ADSA/ASAS activities, with livestock and dairy organizations, and the effectiveness of the candidate's efforts. The second award will recognize outstanding efforts in research related to animal production and/or their products, as well as responsibilities with the national and regional ADSA/ASAS activities, with livestock and dairy organizations, and the effectiveness of the candidate's efforts.
  4. The recipient will receive an inscribed plaque presented at the Northeast ADSA/ASAS annual business meeting.
  5. The material submitted should include:
    1. Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including a list of publications.

    2. Summary statement of no more than four (4) pages, establishing the nature and importance of the nominee's contribution to the broad field of Animal/Dairy Science in the Northeast.
    3. A citation of no more than 500 words regarding the nominee prepared by the nominator suitable for journal publication.
    4. Up to four (4) letters of support for the nomination

ADSA Northeastern Branch - ASAS Northeastern Section Graduate Paper Competition

The ADSA Northeastern Branch-ASAS Northeastern Section Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the national joint meeting of ADSA-ASAS. Graduate students must be members in good standing in their respective national society and a member of the Northeast section/branch.

Graduate students will not be able to participate in both the national and the Northeast competition unless they submit 2 different abstracts--one for the Northeast and one for the National ADSA competition. If an ADSA student wishes to participate in the national competition, the student must follow the procedures for either the Production or Dairy Foods Division as previously stated. This is an oral competition only, posters will not be accepted. 
First, second, and third place winners will be recognized with a certificate and be awarded one of three cash awards ($300 for 1st, $200 for 2nd, and $100 for 3rd.) The Northeast ADSA-ASAS will provide $150 in travel support for allparticipants in the competition, with a maximum of three entries from each member institution.

Participants are expected to attend the Northeast ADSA-ASAS luncheon where the winners will be announced and to receive their travel stipends. A complementary ticket for the Northeast ADSA ASAS luncheon will be provided for all participants. If you have any questions regarding the Northeast competition please contact Kristen E. Govoni, University of Connecticut, Dept of Animal Science, 3636 Horsebarn Rd Extension, Unit 4040, Storrs, CT 06269, Phone: (860) 486-2480, Fax: (860) 486-4375, E-mail: kristen.govoni@uconn.edu.

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