Student Awards & Honors

Each year the Entomological Society of America and Certification Corporation provide annual honors and awards to recognize students who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology. Students – learn more about the awards available for you below.

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Nominations for all 2016 Awards closed on May 1, 2016. Check back at the beginning of 2017 for nomination information on 2017 Awards.

Entomological Society of America Awards

John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Awards
The Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied Entomology
Lillian & Alex Feir Graduate Student Travel Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology
Linnaean Games
Student Activity Award (sponsored by Monsanto Company)
Student Competition for the President's Prize


The Entomological Society of America
Certification Corporation Awards

Student Certification Award
(sponsored by PestWest Environmental Science)


The Entomological Society of America
Plant-Insect Ecosystems (P-IE) Section

Plant-Insect Ecosystems Undergraduate Student Achievement in Entomology Award
Plant-Insect Ecosystems Master’s Student Achievement in Entomology Award
Kenneth and Barbara Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Award


The Entomological Society of America
Medical, Urban & Veterinary Entomology
(MUVE) Section

Shripat Kamble Urban Entomology Graduate Student Award for Innovative Research


Sytematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity (SysEB) Section

Snodgrass Memorial Research Award


Other Awards

International Union for the Study of Social Insects Jeffrey P. LaFage Graduate Student Research Award

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