ACS Award in Chromatography

Award at a Glance

Recipient Industry, Faculty, Chemistry Professional, International
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2023


To recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of chromatography.


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.


A nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to the fields of chromatography with particular consideration given to developments of new methods. 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.


November 1 (Annual Review)

Nominations for this award were not accepted during the 2025 National Awards cycle due to a lack of funding.

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1 annually. Learn more about submitting a nomination for the ACS National Awards.


If you have information about possible sponsors for this award, please contact


A prior ACS Award in Chromatography and Electrophoresis, sponsored by Lab-Line Instruments Inc., was established in 1959. The ACS Award in Chromatography was sponsored by MilliporeSigma (formerly Sigma-Aldrich/Supelco) from 1970 to 2023. No award was given in 1971.

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2024 Chromatography Award Recipient Ronald E. Majors
2024 Recipient Ronald E. Majors (Center) is Presented with His Award by Mary K. Carroll, ACS President (Left), and Lisa Houston, Board of Directors (Right)
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