MSA Awards Chart

Award Eligibility Requirement Award Received Administering Committee
Distinguished Mycologist Award Mycologist Plaque MSA Distinctions
The Gordon and Tina Wasson Award Non-traditional Mycologist Plaque, lifetime membership, Mycologia access MSA Distinctions
C. J. Alexopoulos Prize



Early-career Mycologist Plaque & Monetary Award MSA Distinctions
W. H. Weston Award for Excellence in Teaching



Teacher of Mycology Plaque MSA Distinctions
MSA Fellow



Mid-career Mycologist Plaque Honorary Awards
MSA Honorary Member



Mycologist Lifetime membership Honorary Awards
Undergraduate Research Award



Undergraduate Student $500  Student Awards
MSA Graduate Fellowships



Graduate Student 2 @ $2,000 each Student Awards
NAMA Memorial Fellowship



Graduate Student $2,000  Student Awards
Backus Award



Graduate Student $1,000  Student Awards
Emory Simmons Research Award



Current member of MSA $10,000  Research Awards
Martin-Baker Research Award

Faculty in a small department $3,000  Research Awards
Alexander  H. & Helen V. Smith Research Award



MSA Member $1,200  Research Awards
Robert W. Lichtwardt Student Research Award M.S. or undergraduate degree seeking students. Ph.D. candidates will be considered. $1,000  Research Awards
Clark T. Rogerson Research Award



Graduate/Undergraduate Student $1,000  Research Awards
S. Bartnicki-Garcia Award



Graduate/Undergraduate Student $500  Research Awards
Forest Fungal Ecology Award



Graduate/Undergraduate Student $1250-2,500 Research Awards
Forest Fungal Ecology Post-Doctoral Award



Post-Doctoral Researchers $1250-2,500 Research Awards
Translational Mycology Award



MSA Student $1250-2,500 Research Awards
Translational Mycology Postdoctoral Award



Post-Doctoral Researchers $1,250-2,500 Research Awards
John Rippon Research Award



Graduate Student (MS or PhD) $500  Research Awards
Mentor Student Travel Awards



Graduate/Undergraduate Student Varies Mentor Travel Awards

International Travel Awards Post-Doctoral Researchers and New Faculty  (only available for IMC meetings) $1,500 to $2,500 International Committee
Best Oral and Poster Presentations



Undergraduate student 1 @ $100 each Student Awards
Meredith Blackwell Best Student Oral Presentation



Graduate student 2 @ $200 each Student Awards
Best Poster Presentation



Graduate student 2 @ $200 each Student Awards
Special Topics Award
                                       
MSA Members $2,000 to $10,000 Research Awards