MAPSS annually honors one of its members as Soil Scientist of the Year who has made a significant contribution to the practice, enhancement, or understanding of soil science. A brief description to support the nomination is required. The individual will be honored for some special achievement of accomplishment during the previous year (Nov. 1 - Oct. 31).
The Awards Committee will review all nominations and make the selection per the rules and guidelines with final approval by the Executive Committee. Full members in good standing may nominate any member of MAPSS for this award.