Asa Fitch Memorial Graduate Student Award

The Eastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America recognizes an outstanding Masters level graduate student each year through the presentation of the Asa Fitch Memorial Award. The award consists of $250 and a certificate. 

Outstanding Student Display Presentation Award

Southeastern Branch Student Display Awards are given to the M.S. and Ph.D. students who present the best research papers in a display format at the annual Branch meeting. The award is based on both presentation of the display and a written summary. Recipients of the ESA-SEB Outstanding Student Display Presentation Awards each receive $100 cash and a plaque. The awards are presented at the ESA-SEB annual meeting Awards Luncheon and the recipients are encouraged to be present to receive the award.

Robert T. Gast Award & Southeastern Branch Student Award

The Robert T. Gast Award (Ph.D.) and the Southeastern Branch Student Award (M.S.) are awarded to students who present the best research papers at the ESA-SEB annual meeting. The awards are based on the performance of the student’s oral presentation. Each of the first place recipients of both Robert T. Gast and The Southeastern Branch Student Awards receives a check of $200 and a plaque. The second place awardees each receive a check of $100 and a certificate.

Southeastern Branch John Henry Comstock Award

Deadline - December 15th Annually - The student must be pursuing a Ph.D. degree with a major in entomology or not have graduated more than one year prior to presentation of the award.

Student Awards & Honors

Each year the Entomological Society of America and Certification Corporation provide annual honors and awards to recognize students who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology. Students – learn more about the awards available for you below. Interested in all of the awards available for those other than students? Visit our main Awards page.