Outstanding Distinguished Scientist Award

Nomination Instructions for Texas A&M University Chapter of Sigma Xi Outstanding Distinguished Scientist Award
The Texas A&M University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, accepts nominations for the Sigma Xi Outstanding Distinguished Scientist Award annually from December 1 to February 13. The recipient will receive a plaque and $750 cash prize at the annual Sigma Xi Induction and Awards Banquet and deliver the Outstanding Distinguished Scientist Lecture, hosted by the A&M Chapter of Sigma Xi.

For a nominee to be competitive, he or she should have credentials equivalent to those of previous recipients. (See past award recipients)

Nominations should include the following:

  • Nomination Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letters of Support (two required)


Nominations are due by February 13 and may be submitted via email, campus mail, or U.S. mail to:

Texas A&M Chapter of Sigma Xi
Division of Research
1112 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1112

Email: sigmaxi@tamu.edu

*Note that membership in Sigma Xi is not required for nominators or nominees.