Sea Grant Association Award
The Sea Grant Association Award recognizes and individual for direct demonstrable contributions through research, education/training, advisory, or public service activities that embody Sea Grant concepts, or have been effective users of Sea Grant products.
Previous SGA Award winners
Senator Ernest F. Hollings
Senator Olympia J. Snowe
Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Congressman Frank Wolf
Senator Barbara Mikulski
Congressman Jo Bonner
Senator Roger Wicker
Congressman Sam Farr
Congressman Lee Zeldin
Congressman Joe Courtney
Sea Grant Association Distinguished Service Award
The Sea Grant Association Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals with at least five years of service to Sea Grant who have provided truly superior service benefiting the entire Sea Grant College Program Network; serving the mission of research, education and outreach; and enhancing the reputation of the Sea Grant network.
Previous Distinguished Service Award winners
Sea Grant Association President’s Award
An award given by the president of the SGA to individuals or groups who provide special service to the SGA and the Sea Grant network.
Previous President’s Award winners
Stephanie Showalter Otts
Research to Application Award
The Research to Application Award honors an individual research project or a body of research funded or implemented by a state Sea Grant program that has increased citizen’s understanding and responsible use of the nation’s ocean, coastal or Great Lakes resources, or has supported the informed personal, policy and management decisions of communities, or has led to the development of new products or tools with positive impacts related to a vibrant and resilient coastal economy or environment.
Previous Research to Application Award winners
New York Sea Grant
Oregon Sea Grant
Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs
Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire Sea Grant programs
Alaska Sea Grant
Sea Grant Association Partnership Award
While the Distinguished Service Award is to an individual and focuses on Sea Grant personnel, the Partnership Award will allow the SGA to recognize affiliated groups and individuals who have proven to be superior partners of the Sea Grant network.
Previous Partnership Award winners
William Q. Wick Sea Grant Extension Award
This award recognizes achievement and contributions to Sea Grant Extension programs by an individual now retired, or soon to retire, from their career. The purpose of the award is to recognize an outstanding individual for their vision and leadership which they dedicated to Sea Grant and Marine Extension efforts.
Previous William Q. Wick Extension Award winners
Ronald C. Baird
James D. Murray
Kenneth L. Gall
Michael P. Voilland
James M. Falk
Superior Outreach Programming Award
This award honors superior leadership, teamwork and accomplishment by extension personnel engaged in an exception outreach program.
Previous Superior Outreach Programming Award winners
Florida Sea Grant
Oregon Sea Grant
Louisiana Sea Grant
Texas Sea Grant
Alaska Sea Grant
Georgia Sea Grant
Maine Sea Grant
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant
Communications Service Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual’s outstanding career achievement, leadership, vision and contributions to Sea Grant.
Previous Communications Service Award winners
Margaret “Peg” Van Patten
Communications Product Award
This award recognizes state-of-the-art science communication practices and projects reflecting audience appropriateness. Awarded projects further support national or state Sea Grant strategic plan objectives and demonstrates impact(s) on the communities served.
University of Southern California Sea Grant
California Sea Grant