Deadline February 15th
The Varro E. Tyler Prize is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions to the broad field of dietary supplements, with special emphasis on botanicals. The contributions should be in an area of phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, or pharmacology. Notable contributions to botanical studies outside these primary areas of emphasis, including, for example, clinical investigations, may also be eligible for consideration.
The Varro E. Tyler Prize will consist of a suitably inscribed plaque, a monetary prize of $5,000, and travel expenses to the meeting where the award will be made. Selection: To be made by a committee appointed by the President of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP), consisting of a chair and at least two other members. Eligibility and Mechanism: The Varro E. Tyler Prize will be awarded either at the annual or an interim meeting of the ASP. Recipients must be present in person to receive it. Applications/nominations for the Varro E. Tyler Prize must be submitted by February 15th.
Application Form will consist of:
- Letter outlining the candidate's significant contributions to the field
- A detailed curriculum vitae of the nominee, including a complete listing of publications. Reprints of 2-3 significant papers may be included. Other types of supporting documents that may be listed are books, unpublished speeches, patents, and the like.
- Up to two supporting letters may also be submitted on behalf of a candidate/nominee.
Membership in the ASP is not a requirement for consideration, nor is eligibility restricted on the basis of nationality. Applications will not be returned. The Committee will hold unsuccessful submissions for reconsideration in future years.
Any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun Fact: The first Varro E. Tyler Prize was awarded at the interim ASP meeting held at Asilomar State Park in California from November 8-11, 2001.