Chemistry departments are invited to select a top graduating senior student majoring in either chemistry or biochemistry who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry based on a combination of research experience, coursework and a desire to pursue a career in chemistry. The award consists of: Free membership in the Division of Organic Chemistry for a year for all awardees who are members of the ACS; those who are not will receive division affiliate status (details will be provided in the award letter). Recognition on the Division’s website: names of all awardees and their university affiliation will be listed. An official certificate. To nominate a student, the Department Chair or the Chair of the Department Awards Committee (or similar), should complete the appropriate online form.
There are two application routes:
- United States institutions who would like to receive a paper certificate and award letter by US Mail are required to complete the US UGA Application form by March 15th, 2021
- All international institutions and those United States institutions who wish to process/print their own award materials are required to complete the UGA Form – Digital Delivery by June 15th, 2021. For 2021, we have created where within 24 hours of submitting the form you will receive PDF versions of the completed certificate and award letter for distribution to the awardee.
Please note that only one student per institution can be nominated per academic year. For more info see: https://organicdivision.org/uga