ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


To recognize and encourage outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry.


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.


The nominee must have made outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry. 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 annually. Learn more about submitting a nomination for the ACS National Awards.


Colgate-Palmolive Company


The award was established as the ACS Award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry in 1952 and supported until 1993 by the Kendall Co. The Procter & Gamble Co. sponsored the award from 1994 to 2013. Colgate-Palmolive Company began sponsorship of the award in 2014.

Contact Information

ACS National Awards Program
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW | Washington, DC 20036

2023 Recipient Joanna Aizenberg
2023 Recipient Joanna Aizenberg (Center) is Presented with Her Award by Judith Giordan, ACS President (Left) and Sponsor Representative Long Pan (Right)
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