Early Investigator Research Awards

Nominees for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources early career research award have demonstrated excellence in research performance that indicates a trajectory toward national or international recognition through individual research or contributions to research team efforts. CAFNR faculty members with regular or non-regular appointments who hold a professorial title below the rank of professor are eligible for this award. Submission of the nomination must occur with ten years of the date on the nominee’s terminal degree.

Early career research award nominees must have outside letters attesting to their research accomplishments and their potential to become leaders in their chosen field and a summary statement addressing their research accomplishments and qualifications for this award.