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These awards and scholarships will be presented at the ISMTE Conferences 

Awards
 
Award submissions open from March 10, 2017 thru June 23, 2017.  
All nominations should be emailed to awards@ismte.org
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Nominations may be submitted by members or non-members of ISMTE. All nominated award winners must be current members of the ISMTE. We understand that not every member of the ISMTE works in an environment where there are other editorial staff and therefore our nomination process is purposefully unstructured and open to all. 


ISMTE Award for Excellence

Please submit a letter of nomination (100–350 words) outlining the work completed by the nominee and explaining why the nominee should be considered for the award. The winner will receive complimentary registration costs for a conference of his/her choice within a 12-month period and a plaque which will be presented at either a conference or local group meeting.

The ISMTE Award for Excellence recognizes members who are subject matter experts, routinely exceed expectations, and possess a successful track record in their publications by providing consistent excellent service and exemplary management. Nominations will be accepted from ISMTE members, as well as non-members who work with potential nominees.



ISMTE Award for Achievement or Innovation

Please submit a letter of nomination (100–350 words) outlining the achievement or innovation undertaken by the nominee and how it pushed current boundaries. The winner will receive complimentary registration costs for a conference of his/her choice within a 12-month period and a plaque which will be presented at either a conference or local group meeting.

The ISMTE Award for Achievement or Innovation recognizes members who proactively suggest and implement innovative solutions to achieve organizational objectives. Ideal candidates will have taken on a challenging assignment(s) beyond the scope of their role in order to implement positive change. Through this exploration and innovation, they will have pushed the boundaries of their role and expanded the definition of what it means to be a professional managing or technical editor. Nominations will be accepted from ISMTE members, as well as non-members who work with potential nominees.



ISMTE Jason Roberts Founder's Award

Please submit a letter of nomination (100–350 words) detailing the nominee’s contribution to the industry. Specify the changes or innovations that the nominee has made to define the future of peer review. The winner will receive complimentary registration costs for a conference of his/her choice within a 12-month period and a plaque which will be presented at either a conference or local group meeting.

The ISMTE Jason Roberts Founder’s Award recognizes members who have reshaped the industry through their contributions. Candidates will display an understanding of the industry while constantly seeking opportunities to improve it. Candidates influence other leaders to drive industry improvements and have a strong track record in leading large-scale change initiatives. Named in honor of ISMTE’s founding president this award recognizes members who have made extraordinary steps toward defining the future of peer review and editorial office management and development. Nominations will be accepted from ISMTE members, as well as non-members who work with potential nominees.


All nominations should be emailed to awards@ismte.org
 

  Travel Grant

Editage Travel Grants for 2017 ISMTE Conferences 

Editage supports ISMTE in its mission to give new networking and collaboration opportunities to editors from emerging regions. Therefore, we're delighted to announce that ISMTE and Editage are partnering to provide up to four Editage-sponsored travel grants that will give East Asian journal editors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the ISMTE 2017 North American Conference or ISMTE 2017 European Conference substantially free of cost! 

For more information about the travel grant, please click here


 Scholarship

Ira Salkin Scholarship

The Board has established an annual scholarship in Ira Salkin’s memory which will take effect in 2017. The objective of this scholarship is to uphold Ira’s goal of ensuring that editorial office professionals are educated and vigilant in matters of publishing ethics. Applications will be taken in the form of an essay relating to a topic in publishing ethics. The award recipient will receive funding to attend one of our three annual meetings.Eligible applicants must be members of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors by May 31, 2017. Previous scholarship holders and scholarship committee members are not eligible. The 2017 application period is now closed, the 2018 application period will open soon. 


 
Awards Committee:

Diana Epstein (Chair)
Pete Binfield
Cindy Brown 
Mirza Hasanuzzaman
Erin McMullan
Kristine Pumphrey
Mel Wincott

Scholarship Committee:
Diana Epstein (Chair)
Deborah Bowman
Meghan McDevitt
Naomi Conneely
 
  

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