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Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Awards


2017 Recipient - Hallie Nelson
Auburn University


Past Recipients of the Award

Recognizes an outstanding student (at the time of nomination) for their contributions to the advancement of the interaction of the profession and the humanities, including the arts, foreign languages, English, history, linguistics, music, philosophy, religion, or theater.

The award was established in 1986 by Bonnie Stewart as a tribute to her husband Robert, a McCormick Medalist, past president and Fellow of ASABE. The award acknowledges and perpetuates his lifelong dedication to the social and cultural contributions that agricultural engineering makes to the quality of life and to the application of the humanities to engineering research, design, developments and teaching.

The award consists of an inscribed plaque and a complimentary Annual International Meeting registration.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a current undergraduate or graduate student member of ASABE at the time of nomination. They may be citizens of any country and willing accept the award in person at the Annual International Meeting.

Submission Deadline: October 31

Nomination Instructions: The award nomination form and cover letter are to be submitted to theĀ Awards Administrator in electronic format only. Each nominee will be considered by the award committee for two additional award years if not selected the first year of consideration for a total of three years as long as they remain a student member of ASABE.

Nomination Form

Award Committee Bylaws

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