ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


To recognize a recent advancement that is having a major impact on research in organometallic chemistry.


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.


A nominee must have shown outstanding research in the preparation, reactions, properties, or structure of organometallic substances. Special consideration will be given to demonstrated creativity and independence of thought. 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. Preference will be given to US citizens.


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.




Dow established the award in 1983.

Contact Information

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

2023 Recipient Shannon S. Stahl
2023 Recipient Shannon S. Stahl (Center) is Presented with His Award by Judith Giordan, ACS President (Left) and Sponsor Representative Jerzy Klosin (Right)
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