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The Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Young Scientist Award

The Young Scientist Award, established by the Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division in 1985, brings recognition of scientific professionalism to young people working in the industrial minerals & aggregates industry. The award consists of a plaque, a stipend of $250 to help defray expenses while attending the Annual Meeting at which the award is presented, and paid housing, registration(s) and ticket(s) for the recipient and his/her spouse at the Annual Meeting and the IM & AD Luncheon. The recipient will be encouraged to submit an article within a year of the award presentation for consideration for publication in "In the Aggregate."

Eligibility requirements for the Young Scientist Award are fourfold: 1) the nominee must hold at least a baccalaureate degree and be working in the industrial minerals industry; 2) the nominee must not reach their 40th birthday before the award is presented at the Annual Meeting; 3) the nominee must have prepared a technical report for presentation at any meeting of the industrial minerals & aggregates industry or for publication in any scientific journal; and 4) the award may be presented to a non-member of SME with the provision that the Division makes him/her a member by awarding him/her a one-year membership.
Attention: Call for Nominations has been issued. All nominations are due June 1.
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