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A Division of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Honors & Awards

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Certificate of Merit


The Certificate of Merit is a certificate presented to persons contributing to the overall success of the Divisions’ activities by their service at national or international annual or biennial meetings of the Division, by outstanding service on committees, or through other significant forms of service to the Division (such as at AAPG Section Meetings). This award recognizes recent or cumulative outstanding contributions, such as serving as a member of the local EMD planning committee for an annual meeting. RECIPIENTS

To make a nomination either use the following online submittal form or download this Microsoft Word form to save and return via email.

Name of Nominee
Recommended by
Recommendor's Email:
Summarize why the Honors and Awards Committee should consider this nominee

Supporting documentation such as vita, letters of support, etc. should be emailed separately to Norma Newby; use as much space as needed.

Some sample citations:

For Outstanding Service as EMD Vice Chairman at the 2004 AAPG Convention in Dallas.

Janet Brister (AAPG Web Site Editor) for her work in developing the new EMD Web Site.

Michael Jones (AAPG Webmaster) for his work in developing the new EMD Web Site.

Other examples can be found in the awards section of the convention issue of the Explorer.

Proposed Citation

Please include a 25 word or less Citation for the award

Please enter the text as you see it in textbox below.


Upon submittal this form will be sent to Norma Newby, Manager of the Office of Divisions at AAPG Headquarters. All supporting documentation may be forwarded to her either by email or postal mail.

Norma Newby
P.O. Box 979
Tulsa, Oklahoma  74101-0979

Email: nnewby@aapg.org