Awards Overview

Submitters! Please ensure that their award narrative fits the award criteria in the category selected. The Award Review Committee compares the narrative against the criteria. In past years, failure to meet that category’s criteria has eliminated some well written packages from award contention.
MHSRS Awards
Award Type Award Process Awards
Poster Competitive at MHSRS
  • Best in Show
  • Per poster session
    1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Per poster session
    2 Honorable Mentions
Young Investigator Competitive MHSRS 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Individual/Military) Pre-MHSRS Submission Competitive 1
Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Individual/Academia) Pre-MHSRS Submission Competitive 1
Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Team/Academia) Pre-MHSRS Submission Competitive 1-2
(Depending on the number and quality of entries)
Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Team/Military) Pre-MHSRS Submission Competitive 1-2
(Depending on the number and quality of entries)
Distinguished Service Award Pre-MHSRS Submission Competitive 1

The MHSRS Planning Committee reserves the right to not make awards in any of the categories listed above if all of the nominations received fail to meet that category’s award criteria.