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National Starch and Chemical Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Chemistry

Purpose: recognizes a graduate student or recent graduate who has completed an outstanding PhD thesis in research accepted by a US or Canadian university during the 3-yr period prior to January 1 of the award year.

Eligibility: will be judged on contribution to the thesis research, the quality and level of innovation demonstrated, and the impact of the research on the science of synthetic polymers or biopolymers, advisor recognized in all publications about the award and during the award presentation, nominations must be made by the thesis supervisor or others familiar with the nominee's work.

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