Deadline: November 1 annually

To recognize, encourage and stimulate outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public’s knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. Work may have been disseminated through the press, radio, television, films, the lecture platform, books, or pamphlets for the lay public. Applications must include formal nomination and optional support forms, publications and patent list, and biographical sketch or curriculum vitae. Winners receive $3,000, a medallion, a certificate and traveling expenses to the next American Chemical Society national meeting.

For more information, please contact the American Chemical Society, Office of the Awards Program via e-mail at

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