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.
2022 Awards Deadlines
Honorary Member Awards - Monday April 18, 2022
Founders' Memorial Award - Monday April 18, 2022
Fellows - Monday April 18, 2022
Please note that there are some changes this year to the awards nomination process. Be sure to review the Fellows page for updated information.
Professional Awards, Early Career Awards, and Student Awards - Wednesday June 1, 2022
Certification Corporation Awards - Wednesday June 1, 2022
The P-IE Lifetime Achievement in Entomology Award, formerly known as P-IE Legends of Entomology Award, recognizes the career of an entomologist who has greatly contributed to the advancement or promotion of entomology, and has been an inspiration to others. The award, consisting of an inscribed plaque, is presented at the Monday afternoon P-IE Networking Session during the ESA Annual Meeting. Recipients are expected to attend the session to receive the award. To facilitate attendance, awardees will receive a travel stipend of $1,000 and waiver of registration to the ESA Annual Meeting.
The P-IE Master’s Student Achievement in Entomology Award recognizes a master’s student who has demonstrated creativity and significant achievements through research, teaching and/or outreach in entomology. The awardee will receive a waiver of registration to the ESA Annual Meeting, $1,500 and a plaque. The awardee is required to submit and present a paper or poster at the ESA Annual Meeting. The recipient is expected to attend the Monday afternoon P-IE Networking Session during the ESA Annual Meeting to receive the awards.