Wright Gardner Award

WRIGHT GARDNER AWARD

Request for Nominations

The first meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science was held at Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama, April 4, 1924, in conjunction with the Alabama Educational Association Meeting.  Wright Gardner was elected as an office bearer of the academy in this meeting.  Through his early studies he became determined to make teaching and research his two goals for his life.

The Wright Gardner Award was established, after the name of this great   future looking scientist and educator, by the Alabama Academy of Science in 1984 to honor individuals whose work during residence in Alabama had been outstanding. Persons nominated for this award have included researchers, teachers, industrialists, clinicians, scholars and active members and office bearers of the Alabama Academy   of Science.

The members of the academy are requested to inform individuals, heads of departments, deans and provosts of colleges and universities about the prestigious “Gardner Award”. Please solicit nominations from individuals and different academic and industrial organizations for this award. You are welcome to make nomination either by e-mail or mailing a hard copy to the address given at the end of the announcement.

The nominations for the Wright Gardner Award should consist of the following documents, which must be received by January 10th:

The nominations for the Wright Gardner Award should consist of the following documents, which must be received by January 10th:

  • Formal Nomination Letter highlighting the outstanding scientific work the individual has done during their residence in
  • Vitae and at least three letters of references from experts in the area of this individuals research, and
  • One page citation that will be used for presentation of the

Anything missing from items (i, ii, iii) may result in rejection of the nomination.

The awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday evening during the awards banquet of the “Joint Annual Meeting of Junior and Senior Alabama Academy of Science.

Wright Gardner Award

  • Request for Nominations

    The nominations for the Wright Gardner Award should consist of the following documents, which must be received by January 10th: (i) Formal Nomination Letter highlighting the outstanding scientific work the individual has done during their residence in Alabama. (ii) Vitae and at least three letters of references from experts in the area of this individuals research, and (iii) One page citation that will be used for presentation of the award. Anything missing from items (i, ii, iii) may result in rejection of the nomination. The awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday evening during the awards banquet of the “Joint Annual Meeting of Junior and Senior Alabama Academy of Science.
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    Formal Nomination Letter highlighting the outstanding scientific work the individual has done during their residence in Alabama.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
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    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    At least three letters of references from experts in the area of this individuals research
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    One page citation that will be used for presentation of the award.

Please send questions about this award to:

Dr. P. C. Sharma, Chair, Wright Gardner & Fellow Award Committee Department of Physics

Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL 36088.

Phone: (334) 727-8998; Fax: (334) 724-3917

e-mail:   pcsharma@mytu.tuskegee.edu