The CFK ORS Award
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Commencement Year: 2012The CFK recognizes individuals who rise above excellence and demonstrate clear distinction in research and scholarship. The CFK Outstanding Research and Scholarship (ORS) Award is presented to an individual who has made significant and lasting research and scholarship contributions to global sustainable science and technology. Recipients receive a plaque engraved with their name and signed by The CFK Chair and an embossed award certificate. The award is announced by The CFK Chair at The CFK Annual International Scientific Conference during CFK's award presentation session. The award recipient is invited to give a keynote presentation at The CFK conference in the year in which the award is made. The award recipient also receives up to $2000 towards support for travel costs, including airfare, hotel, and conference registration to attend the agreed upon CFK conference. The selection committee is appointed by The CFK Board Chair and consists of CFK Directors, and the Chair of The CFK Scientific Advisory Committee (The CFK, SAC). The selection committee solicits nominations from the entire science and technology community in a variety of ways including announcements on The CFK website, newsletter, Science and Technology Notes, and postings on appropriate newsgroups and websites. The committee considers all external nominations, plus any internal nominations from members of the selection committee, in the context of the nominees' research and scholarship contributions to sustainable global science and technology.
All nomination materials must be submitted electronically. Nominations should include a cover letter summarizing the nominee’s contributions in Teaching, Research, Writing, Creativity, Innovation and Service to sustainable global science and technology. No more than 10 letters of support may accompany the nomination. Letters may be from students, colleagues, alumni, and external referees. Up-to-date curriculum vitae of no more than 10 pages and evidence of the nominee’s contributions in Teaching, Research, Writing, Creativity, Innovation and Service to sustainable global science and technology should accompany the nomination. The total nomination packet should not exceed 40 pages.
Submit all nomination materials electronically by means of email to: email@example.com. E-mail ‘Subject’ line must be “The CFK Outstanding Research and Scholarship Nomination” followed by nominee’s LAST, FIRST NAME. Preferred materials submission format is one combined PDF Document or PDF Portfolio.
Documents must be arranged in the following order (all file names should include a reference to the document type and nominee’s last name, for example “CV ATKINS.pdf” or “Reference List ATKINS.pdf”)
- Cover Letter of Nomination
- Individual Reference Letters of Support [maximum 10]
- Evidence of Teaching, Research, Writing, Creativity, Innovation and Service to sustainable global science and technology.
- Nominee’s Current CV (no more than 10 pages)