ACS Award in Chromatography

Award at a Glance

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


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)

How to Apply

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




Sponsorship of the award was assumed by MilliporeSigma (formerly Sigma-Aldrich/Supelco) in 1970. A prior ACS Award in chromatography and electrophoresis sponsored by Lab-Line Instruments Inc. was established in 1959. No award was given in 1971.

Contact Information

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

Gert Desmet receives the 2019 ACS Award in Chromatography.
2019 recipient Gert Desmet (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative Leonard M. Sidisky (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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