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NC-213 Offers The Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Early-in-Career Award of Excellence

Date Posted: December 21, 2012

Description-

The Andersons Early-in-Career Award recognizes individuals early in their careers whose work has significantly contributed to improvements in science, innovation, technology implementation, policy formation, and/or education related to quality of cereals and oilseeds from processing to consumption, and who show outstanding promise of continuing those contributions into the future.

The award will consist of a $500 honorarium for presenting an invited presentation at an NC-213 meeting or NC-213-related event on a topic consistent with NC-213 objectives.

Eligibility-

Nominees for the Early-in-Career Award:

1 – Must have become associated with NC-213 within the past five years, have worked in their current position level no more than 10 years, and be no more than 40 years old as of January 1 of the year the award will be given.

2 – Can be associated with a university, private industry, or a state or federal agency.

Award Criteria-

1 – Significant contributions in science, innovation, technology implementation, policy formation, and/or education related to quality of cereals and oilseeds from processing to consumption.

2 – Shows outstanding promise of continuing those contributions into the future.

Nomination Package-

Nomination packages must include the following:

1 - Up to three letters of support from academic, government, and/or industry personnel.

2 - A statement that describes the nominee’s background, contributions, and impacts on the cereal and oilseed industry, research community, or educational programs (maximum two pages, single-spaced, 12 point font). This should include contributions specifically related to NC-213.

3 - A complete curriculum vitae/resume.

Review-

The NC-213 Awards Committee will solicit and review nomination packages.

Award Date-

The Andersons Early-in-Career Award will be presented during the annual meeting of Multistate Project NC-213, “Marketing and Delivery of Quality Grains and BioProcess Coproducts” (NC-213 – The U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium).

2013 Nomination Instructions-

Submit nominations by: Noon, Friday, January 4, 2013

E-mail nominations to:

Dr. Brian Adam

Oklahoma State University

Brian.adam@okstate.edu

Send copy to: Bill Koshar, koshar.3@osu.edu

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