The Paleontological Society

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The Charles Schuchert Award is presented to a person under 40 whose work early in his or her career reflects excellence and promise in the science of paleontology, and thus reflects the objectives and standards of the Paleontological Society.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is 15 January. Nominations received after that date will be held for the next year. Nominations for the Paleontological Society Charles Schuchert Award should be sent to the Past President, with a copy to the Secretary. The nominations should include 1) nominee's full name, address, phone number (and email if available); 2) contact information for nominator; 3) description of the nominee's achievements in paleontology (not to exceed three pages); 4) the nominee's Curriculum Vitae; 5) up to five letters supporting the nomination. Nominations will be accepted only as a single PDF file incorporating all nomination material and letters of support. Nominations will be active for three years after receipt, but may be updated yearly, at the discretion of the nominator.

Please submit nominations to:

Sandra Carlson, Chair of the Paleontological Society Charles Schuchert Award Committee
Department of Geology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616
phone: (530)752-2834