Francis and Evelyn Clark Soil Biology Scholarship


The scholarship was established to recognize the importance of soil biology and the understanding of soil, plant, and microbial interactions, and of nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems.

The nominee will be a graduate student working in the field of soil biology or biochemistry or microbial ecology. The nominee will have demonstrated scholarship and leadership during his/her graduate studies. Identification of special financial need will be taken into consideration. Former recipients of this award are not eligible. Members of the SSSA Awards Committee, the SSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.

Anticipated Nominations Opened: Feb, 2016
Nominations Due by: Apr 7, 2016 - 11:59 PM CDT
2 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 14, 2016 - 11:59 PM CDT

In 2015, two $2,000 scholarships were be awarded.