Awards & Honors
Each year the Entomological Society of America and the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation provide annual honors and awards to recognize scientists, educators, and students, who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology.
Below is a list of the current awards that are being offered. For additional information on how to nominate someone click on the award name. To see an overview list of the awards, view the Awards Eligibility Grid.
ESA's Branches also offer a variety of awards for Branch members. For more information on Branch awards, visit ESA's Awards Branches page and select your Branch.
2023 Awards Deadlines
Honorary Member Awards - Monday April 17, 2023
Founders' Memorial Award - Monday April 17, 2023
Fellows - Monday April 17, 2023
Professional Awards, Early Career Professional Awards, and Student Awards - Thursday June 1, 2023
Certification Corporation Awards - Thursday June 1, 2023
These six awards are given to one graduate student from each ESA Branch to promote interest in entomology at the graduate level and to stimulate interest in attending the ESA Annual Meeting. Students members are eligible to compete for this award in one Branch only. Each award consists of an all-expenses-paid trip to the meeting, a $100 cash prize, and a certificate. Expenses paid include reimbursed airfare, free hotel arrangements, free meeting registration, and a per diem allowance.
The purpose of this award is to encourage, recognize, and reward outstanding contributions to the ESA Certification Program and the professionalism of entomology. The award consists of a $500 cash prize and an inscribed plaque. The plaque is presented to the awardee at the ESA Annual Meeting.