The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Mid-Career Awards


Economic Botany Excellence Award

The distinction of the EBEA is awarded yearly to an individual whose early career has substantially advanced economic botany or ethnobotany by teaching, publishing, or practical work. The mid-career society member may work outside of an academic setting. The Chairperson of the Nominations and Awards Committee shall be responsible announcing the winner, which shall be published in the society's newsletter and on the website. The award consists of registration and dorm lodging, as well as an opportunity for a featured talk at the annual meeting the year the award is received.

Criteria
For the award, the impact of the candidate on the fields of Economic Botany and Ethnobotany will be considered, which may be based on academic publications, teaching excellence, or practical work, or a combination of these. The candidate must be a society member who is mid-career, having completed their last degree approximately 10-20 years prior to the call for nominations.

Application Process
A resumé of at most 2 pages, and a short text (max. 500 words) on the reasons for nominating the individual should be submitted no later than March 10, 2022; self-nominations are accepted. Please include links to additional information available online if it exists (e.g., personal, academic, project, or organization webpages). The awardee and the proponent will be notified no later than March 30.

Please send applications sent to heike@colpos.mx or hvibrans@gmail.com.

For questions regarding this reward you may contact seb@econbot.org.