MSA Fellow Award

MSA Fellow Award

Award Application Deadline: February 1st before midnight, Pacific Time

The MSA Fellow Award is offered

2023 MSA Fellow Peter Kennedy

annually to an outstanding member of the Society for extended service and contributions to mycology in teaching and research. 

The MSA Fellow Award is administered by the Honorary Awards Committee.

To view all other awards offered by the Mycological Society of America, see the MSA Awards Chart

Award Requirements

1.  MSA Fellows are to be selected from members who have completed at least 11 years of service after their PhD, with no upper limit.

2.  MSA Fellows are members who are outstanding mycologists on the basis of one or more criteria: a solid record of mycological research, and/or successful teaching and development of teaching materials for mycology, and/or significant service to the Society. This is meant to recognize a core group of mid-career mycological achievers and outstanding MSA volunteers.

Documents Required

The nomination package should contain:

    1. One-page overview
    2. Curriculum vitae of the individual nominated as MSA Fellow

To Apply

The nominator should prepare a single electronic file, preferably in PDF format, containing all of the items listed above and email it as an attachment to with the subject heading “MSA Fellow”.

Note: The committee may choose to issue no award in a given year, if it is appropriate. Presentation of the award, a plaque, will take place at the awards ceremony during the annual meeting of the MSA. The recipient will be notified in time to plan to attend the presentation. The name of the awardee will be published in the annual meeting program and in Inoculum.

Diversity Statement

The MSA encourages and welcomes nominations of all individuals regardless of race and ethnicity, country of origin, sex, gender identity, religion, age, education level, socioeconomic status, marital status, parental status, physical ability, neurological differences, political affiliation, and sexual orientation. See full MSA Diversity Statement

See a list of past MSA Fellows