ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of lnorganic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

TypeAward
Recipient Industry, Chemistry Professional, Faculty
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2022

Purpose

To recognize individuals who advanced inorganic chemistry by significant service in addition to performance of outstanding research.

Description

The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

Eligibility

A nominee must have demonstrated extensive contributions to the advancement of inorganic chemistry. Activities recognized by the award may include such fields as teaching, writing, research, and administration. The nominee must be an ACS member. The award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background.

Deadline

November 1 (annual review)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1. Learn more about ACS National Award Nominations.

Sponsor

Strem Chemicals part of Ascensus Specialties

History

Strem Chemicals part of Ascensus Specialties assumed sponsorship of the award in 1998. Mallinckrodt, Inc. supported the award from 1965 to 1997. The award, established in 1963, was supported by funds provided by anonymous donors for the first two years.

Contact Information

Awards Office
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4801
Phone: 202-872-4575
Fax: 202-776-8008
awards@acs.org

2019 recipient Debbie C. Crans (center) is presented her award by sponsor representative, Ephraim S. Honig (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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