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SVP Awards: Nominate a Colleague or Apply Today

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Date: 1970-01-01 01:00:00
Blog: SVP & Paleo News
URL: http://vertpaleo.org/news/permalinks/2009/03/10/SVP-Awards-Nominate-a-Colleague-or-Apply-Today-

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SVP Awards, Grants and Prizes Apply Today, or Nominate a Worthy Colleague  SVP awards recognize distinguished achievement in vertebrate paleontology including the fields of research, service, paleontological art, fieldwork and preparation. Learn more about the various awards and submission guidelines, then use the easy online submission system to apply or nominate an esteemed colleague. Applications and nominations for most* 2009 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) awards can be submitted beginning Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at NOON Central Time Zone (USA), through Monday, April 20, 2009, at NOON Central Time Zone (USA). Applications and nominations for most* SVP awards will be submitted using the SVP Online Award Submission System. The prize amount for most SVP awards have been increased for 2009. * Awards not using the new SVP Online Award Submission System are the Colbert Award, the Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize, the Patterson Memorial Grant, and the Romer Prize. CLICK ON ANY OF THE LINKS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EACH AWARD AND TO LINK TO THE SVP ONLINE AWARD SUBMSSION SYSTEM. Edwin H. and Margaret M. Colbert Award (formerly the Student Poster Prize) The award given to the best student poster. Submissions will be accepted through the SVP Online Abstract Submission System. Richard Estes Memorial Grant An award given for graduate research in non-mammalian paleontology. Joseph T. Gregory Award An award presented for outstanding service to the welfare of the Society. Honorary Membership Award An award presented for distinguished contribution to the field of vertebrate paleontology. New!  Institutional Membership: A Program for Institutions of Economically Developing Nations An award issued to increase access of electronic-based publications and news of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) for institutions based in areas with developing economies. NOTE: The deadline for this award is NOON Central Time Zone (USA) on Monday, June 1. Jackson School of Geosciences Student Member Travel Grants Grants given to provide traveling cost assistance to the SVP Annual Meeting for SVP Student Member Presenters. John J. Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize An award given for outstanding achievement in paleontological illustration and art. NOTE: Submissions for this award must be sent directly to the Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize Committee Chair. Please click on the link above for information on how to submit for the Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize. Bryan Patterson Memorial Grant An award given for student fieldwork in vertebrate paleontology. NOTE: This award is closed for submissions. Predoctoral Fellowship Grant An award given to promote a professional career in vertebrate paleontology. Preparators' Grant An award given to advance preparation and preparators. New!  Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations An award which enables scientists from nations with developing economies to present research at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) Annual Meeting. NOTE: This award is closed for submissions. Alfred Sherwood Romer Prize An award given for best student presentation. NOTE: This award opened January 19, 2009 and will close at NOON Central Time Zone (USA) on Thursday, March 19.  Submissions will be accepted through the SVP Online Abstract Submission System. A.S. Romer – G.G. Simpson Medal An award given for for lifetime achievement in the field of vertebrate paleontology. Morris F. Skinner Award An award given for contributions to science through the collection of fossil vertebrates. (Originally posted on Feb. 18, 2009; original post is housed in the Archive section of the SVP News Page)

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