Promotion of Diversity in Chemistry, Related Sciences, and Engineering

Purpose: This award recognizes a person or group residing in Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Isabella or Gratiot County for outstanding achievement in enhancing the participation of underrepresented groups in the study of chemistry, related sciences and engineering. (Presented biannually.)

Eligibility: Nominee must be a resident of the Midland Section area (Bay, Midland, Gratiot, Saginaw, Isabella Counties) at the time of nomination and must not be a winner of award category in the past 10 years.

Nominations: The nomination must come from a Midland Section ACS member. The criteria for this award include teaching, mentoring, serving as a role model, and active and sustained participation in organizations that support diversity which have had a demonstrable impact on the promotion of diversity in chemistry, related sciences and engineering.  Members of the Midland Section Minority Affairs Committee are ineligible to receive this award.

The nomination packet shall be submitted to the Awards Committee by the nominator; requirements and content recommendations include the following:


  • At least two supporting letters from colleagues (which state why the nominator feels the nominee is deserving of the award (with specific supporting examples given).
  • Resume (or equivalent)


  • Publications and Patents list (where applicable)
  • Additional letters of support from students, parents, community members, administrators (as appropriate)

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