Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products
Award at a Glance
To recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products.
The award consists of $6,000, a medallion, and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed. The medallion will be presented during the award address.
A nominee must have accomplished outstanding work in the analysis, structure elucidation, and chemical synthesis of natural products. Special consideration will be given to the independence of thought and originality. 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.
The award was established in 1948 by Fritzsche Dodge and Olcott Inc. in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the company. Givaudan acquired by Fritzsche Dodge and Olcott Inc. in 1990 and has supported the award since 1992.
ACS National Awards Program
American Chemical Society
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