F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


To recognize distinguished work in synthetic inorganic 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 award recognizes outstanding synthetic accomplishment in the field of inorganic 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. Creativity and imagination in a nominee will be especially valued.


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.


Supported by an Endowed Fund Established by F. Albert Cotton


The award was established by the ACS Board of Directors in 2002. It is supported by the F. Albert Cotton Endowment Fund, which was funded by F. Albert Cotton.

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2024 Cotton Award Recipient Suzanne C. Bart
2024 Recipient Suzanne C. Bart (Center) is Presented with Her Award by Mary K. Carroll, ACS President (Left), and Albert G. Horvath, ACS Chief Executive Officer (Right)
Photo by EPNAC.com

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