ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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

Purpose

To recognize and encourage fundamental research in the field of inorganic chemistry.

Description

The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

Eligibility

A nominee must have accomplished outstanding research in the preparation, properties, reactions, or structure of inorganic substances. Special consideration will be given to independence of thought and originality. 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

MilliporeSigma (a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany)

History

MilliporeSigma (a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), formerly Aldrich Chemical Company LLC, began sponsoring the award in 1998. Monsanto Co. sponsored the award from 1976 to 1997. The award was established in 1960 by Texas Instruments, Inc. No award was given in 1977.

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

George Christou receives the 2019 ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry on stage.
2019 recipient George Christou (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative, Almut Schoffers (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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