Members can recognize the achievements of their peers with a 2017 Honors Nomination. To honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to the GWA objectives, please complete the nomination form below.
The choices for GWA Honors this year are as follows:
Fellow recognizes a member in good standing who has demonstrated exceptionally high degrees of skill, professional ethics and dedication to the GWA mission and values. Two members may be elected Fellows each year. See past winners
Honorary Member recognizes a non-member who has contributed measurably to the GWA mission and values through professional or avocational activities, but is not otherwise qualified for GWA membership. See past winners
Emergent Communicator Award recognizes a member under the age of 40 who has demonstrated exceptionally high degrees of skill, professional ethics and dedication to the GWA mission and values. Self-nominations are welcome. Only one award winner may be named each year. See past winners
NEW! GWA Green Medal Sustainability Award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals or allied organizations working to address wise and respectful use of the land. Self-nominations are welcome. To submit, please fill out the form found here .
NEW! Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award recognizes individuals with PhDs who communicate new ideas, concepts or scientific findings related to horticulture and gardening in terms that are easily understood by laypersons.