Other awards may be presented by the Society, as determined by the Council.
Economic Botanist Award The award of "Distinguished
Economic Botanist" is bestowed annually by the Society upon an individual
on the basis of outstanding accomplishments pertinent to the goals of the Society.
Award The President's Award is bestowed by
the Society upon an individual on the basis of outstanding accomplishments pertinent
to the goals of the Society.
B. Heiser, Jr. Mentor Award The Student
Network Committee initiated the Charles B. Heiser, Jr. Mentor Award to honor outstanding
economic botanists who have substantially impacted the training and professional
development of economic botany and ethnobotany students. This award, chosen by
students, spotlights dedicated educators who foster the development of the field
by example and through student mentoring. It acknowledges mentors who are experienced,
knowledgeable, trustworthy friends, counselors, and teachers.
Evans Schultes Research Award The award is bestowed
annually by the Society upon a student on the basis of an outstanding research
proposal. The award is intended to help pay the costs of field work on a topic
related to economic botany.
• Mary W. Klinger Book Award Established
in 1993 from a gift from Mary W. Klinger for best book publication. Nominations
are received at any time during the year. View recent
Klinger Awards to see nominees and recipients for the past years.
• Edmund H. Fulling Award For best student contributed oral paper
presented at the annual meeting. Award amount is $500.