SSSA Awards, Scholarships, and Fellows

Soil Science Society of America AwardsWelcome to Awards, Scholarships & Fellows

Recognize your colleagues by nominating them for SSSA's awards, including the highest honor of Fellow. Undergraduate and graduate students: apply for scholarships and fellowships, including the Undergraduate Golden Opportunity Scholars.

2015 Awards & Scholarships Deadlines
Nominations open - View Awards
Awards nominations initiated - March 31
Award references/final submission - April 7

Scholarships initiated - April 7
Scholarship references/final submission - April 14







To get started on some prep-work for the nominations:

1) You will need a log-in to begin a nomination: If you are not a member, create a contact record (select first time visitors link).

2) Obtain a current C.V. for each nominee including their Society email address on file.

4) Also helpful is to copy their Society membership/volunteer/leadership/committee service, available as part of our Membership Directory

3) Gather full contact info for three references for each nomination.



Resubmit Past Submitted Nominations: Log in, View Awards, select the Award -- go to the bottom of the page to import last year's nomination. Note: References will need to re-submit their letters.

Awards Policies

Award committee members may not be a nominee, nominator or reference for the award for which their committee is responsible. They can participate in all other awards. View the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Executive Committees and Boards of Directors specific policies regarding their eligibility.

Helpful Assistance

For help with awards, visit the Help page, or contact Member Services at 608-273-8080 or email