A nominee is not eligible:
If they have received the Anthony F. Lucas Medal or the Charles F. Rand Memorial Medal.
If they are a recipient of SPE Honorary Membership.
If they are on the current SPE Board of Directors, Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal award committee, or have served in these positions during the past 2 years.
This is an AIME Major award. No AIME major award winner is eligible to be nominated for another AIME major award. The winner of the Robert Earll McConnell Award is also not eligible for the Carll or Uren Award for a period of five years. In this instance, the nominators will be required to resubmit the nominations with updated materials covering the intervening five years.
Do not reference or attach a resume or CV; all information must be included on the nomination form. Nominations and letters of recommendation are considered confidential.Candidates remain on the active consideration list for 3 years and if a candidate is not selected during the 3-year active consideration cycle, they can be renominated the following year if all other eligibility requirements are met.
The Robert Earll McConnell Award was established in 1968 to recognize beneficial service to mankind by engineers through significant contributions which tend to advance a nation's standard of living or replenish its natural resources. Robert Earll McConnell was a member of AIME and a prominent mining engineer.