CAPEES-Elsevier Outstanding Graduate Student Award

(Up to) Two awards will be conferred in 2023 recognize two exemplar graduate students in the field of environmental engineering and science. The awardees should have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research. Leadership in other aspects, such as teaching, student mentorship, entrepreneurship, will also be considered. Each awardee will receive an award certificate (or a plaque) and a cash award of $500.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Nominees must be valid student members of CAPEES at the time of nomination. CAPEES membership status is not required for nominators.

  2. Self-nomination is not allowed.

  3. Members of the CAPEES Award Committee cannot nominate during the period of service or evaluate his/her advisees.

Nomination packages should include (1) a nomination letter from the nominator, (2) the full curriculum vitae of the nominee, and (3) an up-to-date academic transcript. To submit a nomination, please use the generic nomination form accessible through this link.

We encourage all eligible CAPEES members to submit your nominations by 02/28/2023. An award committee will be established after the nomination deadline to evaluate the award nomination packages and make award recommendations to the governing committee of CAPEES.


*This award is made possible by the generous support from publisher Elsevier which manages a large portfolio of high-quality academic journals, including many top journals in the field of environmental science and engineering. Many CAPEES members are authors, readers, reviewers, and editors of various Elsevier journals.