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APS Honorary Awards

APS regularly honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the science of plant pathology. These awards are given annually and presented at the APS Annual Meeting. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the various APS Awards and nominate someone whom you feel deserves special recognition. Note you must be a current APS member to submit a qualified nomination.

Call for 2020 Award Nominations

​Honor a colleague and ​submit an award nomination for one of the APS nominated awards by November 1 by 11:59 p.m. Central. Awardees will be recognized during the Plant Health 2020 APS Annual Meeting. 

​Review the award submission guidelines and criteria before submitting your nomination.

View Guidelines and Submit Nomination​

​Nominated Awards​

Award of Distinction
Distinguished ​Service Award
Excellence in Extension Award
Excellence in Industry Award
Excellence in Regulatory Affairs and Crop Security
Excellence in Teaching Award
Excellence in International Service Award
Ruth Allen Award
William Boright Hewitt and Maybelle Ellen Ball Hewitt Award
Lee M. Hutchins Award
Noel T. Keen Award for Research Excellence in Molecular Plant Pathology
Syngenta Award

2019 Awardees

Congratulations to those members and colleagues who have been selected to receive APS awards in honor of their significant cont​ributions to the science of plant pathology. Read about this year's award recipients.​


Previous Awardees

For a compiled listing of awardees by year, visit the Past Awardees section.​