Meritorious Contribution Award
Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria will be considered; self-nominations are encouraged. Group efforts are also are eligible for this award.
1. The nominee(s) must have developed and implemented an innovative program which:
a. Significantly enhanced the research atmosphere on a campus
b. Endorsed by at least two letters of recommendation from faculty members on the campus
2. The individual or group who developed the program must be willing to make a presentation at a regional meeting describing the program, which must be innovative and have a significant impact on the campus research environment.
3. The nomination must be received in writing with the endorsement of two Region IV members. An individual may be nominated by a Vice President for Research, or comparable official, from the nominee's institution.