STMA has a rich awards program that offers opportunities for you to enter or to nominate someone. Take a few minutes today to nominate a peer, or finalize your Field of the Year entry.
STMA 2010 award, scholarship deadline is October 15
STMA has a rich awards program that offers opportunities for you to enter or to nominate someone. Don’t miss out because you have missed the Oct. 15 deadline. Take a few minutes today to nominate a peer, or finalize your Field of the Year entry. Founders Awards: Nominate a peer who has impacted the sports turf profession. Each of the four Founders awards recognize someone who has made a difference in the industry. To see the criteria for the four awards, and to easily nominate someone on-line, click here. The Winners are announced at the STMA annual awards banquet, which is Jan. 14, 2011 in Austin. Field of the Year: Enter your field to be recognized as a 2010 Field of the Year. STMA Field of the Year Awards may be presented in baseball, softball, football, soccer, or sporting grounds. For information on the awards’ criteria, and to fill out the form in a Word document click here. Recipients will be selected by the STMA Awards Committee and recognized at the STMA annual awards banquet. Winners will also receive complimentary conference registration, three nights hotel, signature clothing, awards plaque, and promotion through SportsTurf magazine and press releases. Terry Mellor Grant: This continuing education grant, sponsored by Turface through the SAFE Foundation, is for the winner to use to attend the STMA National Conference. Nominate someone through a brief letter of recommendation and by submitting this form. In addition to the $1,000 grant money, the winner will receive a complimentary registration to the STMA conference. Student Scholarship Applications are due Oct. 15 Students in two year and four year collegiate turfgrass programs are encouraged to apply for an STMA scholarship. More than $12,000 is given annually to students who are planning a career in the sports turf industry. For a list of the materials that make up the Scholarship Application, click here. All materials must be submitted together and STMA does not accept faxed applications. The STMA Scholarship Committee independently scores the applications and the winners will be notified in mid-November. In addition to the financial award, each winner receives a complimentary registration to the STMA conference, three nights hotel accommodations and recognition at the STMA Awards Banquet.