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Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture

Nominations

Who can be nominated?

The nominee(s) must currently reside or must have resided in Minnesota for at least five years or hold a degree from the University of Minnesota.

The nomination should be submitted in one of three categories: knowledge (teaching, research and outreach); production agriculture; or agribusiness.

Who may nominate?

Citizens of all nations are invited to nominate living individuals or teams who exemplify the ideals expressed by the Siehl Prize. Self-nominations and nominations of relatives will not be accepted.

What are the components of a nomination?

  • Nomination form
  • Letter of nomination (no more than two pages)
  • List of achievements including a concise description of each discovery, improvement, concept or contribution, a description of how each was accomplished and note of any significant involvement (no more than three pages)
  • Nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae (no more than two pages)
  • Up to four letters of support (in addition to the letter of nomination)
  • For a team nomination the above requirements are the same except biographical information on each team member is required

When is the deadline?

Completed nominations must be postmarked or e-mailed by January 15th.

When will the decision be announced?

Award winners will be publicly announced during National Agriculture Week.

For further information, please call 612-624-1234 or email siehlprz@umn.edu.

Siehl Prize Ceremony

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Memorial Hall
McNamara Alumni Center

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