Purpose: To increase student participation in COFE annual meetings and enhance communication skills of students.
Award: Two years of membership, free registration at the annual meeting, and a $300 cash award to help defray travel expenses to the meeting.
Submission: Original paper for presentation at the annual meeting. Paper length must be less than 2500 words. Paper may be based on a research project; field study; analytical concept, tool, or computer program; an engineering design; or a personal experience related to forest operations or forest engineering.
Deadline: Papers must be submitted to the Chairperson of the Awards Committee two months before the Annual Meeting. Material will not be returned to applicants.