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Description of Fellowship
Members who have contributed significantly to the advancement of mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, or allied sciences and whose scientific contribution utilized mineralogical studies or data, may be designated as Fellows upon proper accreditation by the Committee on Nomination for Fellows and election by the Council. Recipients of the Roebling Medal and Mineralogical Society of America Award automatically become Fellows.
Criteria for selection to fellowship (adopted by the MSA Council in 1984) are:
(2) a minimum of a bachelor's degree in geology or a related field;
(3) at least five years of professional experience beyond the last academic degree; and
(4) achievements in other areas such as excellence in earth science education, or outstanding service to their profession.
The list of MSA Fellows can be found by selecting here.
Submitting Nominations for MSA Fellowship
Nominations for Fellowsip in MSA requires a Sponsor to submit the following cover page and indicated information:
MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Cover Page for Nomination for Fellowship
Co-Sponsor 1: ________________________________
Co-Sponsor 2: ________________________________
(1) personal data on the nominee that includes:
Present Position or Occupation
Academic Training (institution, degree, year, major field)
Professional Record (including special honors)
Membership in other Scientific Organizations
List of Publications - do not list abstracts, book reviews, or papers which have not yet been accepted for publication.
(b) the nominee's contributions to the field to date,
(c) your evaluation of his/her scientific ability, and
(d) your name, affliation, address, and contact information.
Nominations can be carried over to following years if the nomination package is updated by the sponsor. Any nomination not renewed after 2 years will be not considered further.
The nomination package must be submitted to the Chair of the Committee for Nominating Fellows of the Society by June 1. The committee asks that the nominator compile into a single electronic file the nomination, all letters of support, and supplementary materials before submitting the nomination package to the Committee Chair. This single electronic nomination package makes it easier and less expensive for the committee members, who are increasingly international, to do their work.
University of Missouri-Columbia
Dept. of Geological Sciences
101 Geological Sciences Bldg
Columbia MO 65211-1380
Tel: +1 (573) 884-6463
Fax: +1 (573) 882-5458