Call for Submissions: Rural Sociological Society Awards

RHN 18/2020 | Opportunity

Rural Sociological Society Awards 2020

Deadline for submissions: 28 February 2020


The RSS Awards Committee is seeking submissions for the following awards:

  • Distinguished Service to Rural Life
  • Distinguished Rural Sociologist
  • Excellence in Research
  • Excellence in Instruction
  • Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • The Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award 2020 (Book)
  • The Olaf Larson Graduate Student Paper Award

When nominating someone for any award, nominators should consider whether the candidate meets the standards outlined by the RSS Code of Ethics. RSS award winners are expected to meet these standards:

Detail description and criteria for all awards can be found at:

Nomination packets should include a cover letter cover letter from the principal nominator outlining the major contributions of the nominee, a biographic sketch of the candidate/organization, brief materials (e.g., brochure, report, etc.) describing the project or program if nominee is an organization or collective, and two to four letters of support.

Nomination packets should be submitted by February 28, 2020 to Gretchen Thompson, via email as.pdf application packets to:


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