ASM Alice C. Evans Award for Advancement of Women

The ASM Alice C. Evans Award for Advancement of Women recognizes outstanding contributions toward the full participation and advancement of women in the microbial sciences. This award was established by the ASM's Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology, and is given in memory of Alice C. Evans, the first woman to be elected ASM President (elected in 1928).

Eligibility

The nominee can be any member of ASM who has made major contributions toward fostering the inclusion, development, and advancement of women in careers in microbiology. The nominee must demonstrate commitment to women in science through mentorship and advocacy and by setting an example through scientific and professional achievement. 
 

Apply

  • Nominations will be considered without updating for 3 years.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted. 
  • More than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted.
  • Only one nominator and two references are accepted per nomination.
  • Of the three participants in a nomination (nominator and two references), only one can be from the same employment unit (e.g., department, institute, center, company) as the nominee.
  • Please note: the references are not required to submit statements; they will only be contacted if the committee requires more information regarding the nomination.

Nominations must consist of the following:

  1. Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to awards@asmusa.org
  2. Nominations are closed for the 2020 ASM Awards

ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.