Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


To recognize distinguished contributions to the field of silicon chemistry and, by such example, to stimulate the creativity of others.


The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses will be reimbursed to the spring national meeting at which the award will be presented and to the U.S. based Silicon Symposium to deliver an award address. The award is presented biennially in even-numbered years.


A nominee must have made distinguished contributions in the field of silicon chemistry during the 10 years preceding the current nomination. The measure of this achievement should focus primarily on the nominee's significant publications in the field of silicon chemistry, silicon-based material sciences or the related field of organometallic chemistry particularly embracing the elements of Group IV. 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 (presented biennially in even-numbered years)

How to Apply

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




The award was established in 1960 by the Dow to commemorate the achievements of Prof. Frederic Stanley Kipping.

Contact Information

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

photo of Kim M. Baines presented with her award
2022 recipient Kim M. Baines (center) is presented her award by Jim Helwick (right), and Angela K. Wilson, ACS President (left).
Photo by Nam Thai,

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