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Name Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied Entomology
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until July 1
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Contact Information

Contact Entomological Society of America
10001 Derekwood Lane, Suite 100
Lanham, Maryland 20706
Phone (301)731-4535

Scholarship Description

The Award consists of an amount that varies depending upon the interest earned from the endowment and a trip to Dow AgroScience's Corporate Headquarters in Indianapolis, tour of facilities, opportunity to meet key Dow AgroSciences personnel (student will be asked to give a seminar covering research) and receive a small gift commemorating the occasion.


Applicant must be an ESA member.
Final year Master's students or first year Ph.D. students are eligible. Student should have demonstrated and documented capability in the areas of technical knowledge, communication, creativity, and leadership. Technical knowledge should be demonstrated via academic achievements and research ability. Communication demonstrated as effectiveness in written and oral formats to a wide range of audiences including peers, non-entomologists, and the general public (e.g. professional presentations, local society presentations, inter-and-intra-departmental presentations, etc.). Creativity in the design, execution, and application of research, teaching, and/or extension. Leadership among peers in both technical influence and outreach within the profession of entomology, including participation within his or her university. Student should have demonstrated ability to work effectively with entomologists and non-entomologists (e.g., interdisciplinary projects, cross-discipline committees, etc.). Student should be able to demonstrate a broad interest in entomology and science (outreach programs, involvement in campus science programs, involvement in other programs besides student's research). Student should have demonstrated ability to solve problems through cooperation and/or through applications of unique solutions, research designs, or techniques.