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AMSA Professional Member Awards Program

2020 Professional Awards and Competitions Guide will be posted in December

Nomination Requirements & General Rules for all AMSA Awards

  • Award nominations will open for the 2020 Awards Program in December . Nominations will be due in early 2020
  • All nomination materials must be uploaded as one file (titled -Name of Nominee_Award Name)  to Awards@meatscience.org. If you have any questions please contact Rachel Adams.

Distinguished Research Award

Award: An honorarium, a suitably engraved wristwatch, and an appropriate memento.

Purpose: To recognize outstanding research in the meat industry. 


Distinguished Extension-Industry Service Award

Award: Honorarium, a suitably engraved wristwatch, and an appropriate memento.

Purpose: To recognize outstanding achievement in the field of meat science extension and/or industry service. 


Distinguished Teaching Award

Award: An honorarium, a suitably engraved wristwatch, and an appropriate memento.

Purpose: To recognize excellence in teaching of undergraduate and graduate meat science courses. 


Meat Processing Award

Award: An honorarium, a suitably engraved wristwatch and an appropriate memento.

Purpose: To recognize outstanding achievement in meat processing 


Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award

Award: An appropriately engraved plaque

Purpose: To recognize outstanding contributions or service to the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Program. 


Achievement Award

Award: An engraved wristwatch and a plaque

Purpose: To recognize and foster development of young AMSA members (academic, industry, government) who have demonstrated significant skills in muscle foods research/technology that contributes to the animal products industry and the American Meat Science Association.


International Lectureship Award

Purpose:

  • To honor an individual for internationally recognized contributions to the field of meat science and technology.
  • To recognize the recipient’s active leadership and promotion of international activities in fostering cooperation and open communication, and the dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of society through meat science and technology.
  • To provide an opportunity for the recipient to share his/her expertise with the AMSA membership.
    To enhance, expand and promote the international scope of the AMSA.

Selection: The Reciprocal Meat Conference Program Planning Committee will select the recipient of the award based on the eligibility criteria. The committee will request recommendations from the AMSA membership, but is free to select any individual who meets the following criteria. The recommendation must include the name and affiliation of the individual and a brief statement of qualification, no more than 2 pages. Nominations are submitted in August for voting on October, please contact Deidrea Mabry , dmabry@meatscience.org for more information.

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