Purpose: The Carothers Award is presented annually by the Delaware Section of the ACS to recognize scientific innovators who have made outstanding contributions and advances in industrial applications of chemistry. The award consists of a commissioned sculpture and a cash award of $2,000.
Eligibility: The Carothers Award is not restricted on the basis of geography. Nominations should include the nominee’s name, present position, and address; a concise resume of the nominee’s professional career; a narrative summary of the scientific achievements that form the basis for the nomination, including explanations of the importance of the work and, if possible, financial impact; a list of honors and awards received including dates and organizations conferring these; and a list of the nominee’s more important publications. Additional supporting letters are encouraged.