Samyang Award

Samyang CRS Award in Honor of Sung Wan Kim



The Samyang CRS Award in Honor of Sung Wan Kim recognizes a current CRS member and must have been a CRS member for not less than the previous 5 years consecutively. The nominee must be between 41-55 years old as of December 31 in the year the award is presented. Finally, the nominee must be present at the CRS Annual Meeting to receive the award.

Nomination Process  - OPEN!

Membership may find the online form found on the CRS website. The nominations must be received by 11:59 PM ET January 31, 2022 to be qualified. Late submissions will not be accepted.

  • Completed nomination form.
  • Nomination letter from the nominator outlining key accomplishments of the candidate.
  • Two (2) additional supporting recommendation letters are required and are the responsibility of the nominator.
  • Curriculum Vitae of the candidate (25 pages maximum)


  • Award Plaque and recognition at the Annual Meeting
  • Honorarium presented at the Annual Meeting
  • Awardee will present the “Samyang Award in Honor of Sung Wan Kim Lecture” during the Annual Meeting
  • Awardee will receive complimentary Annual Meeting registration
  • Stipend for expenses associated with attending the Annual Meeting


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