Nominations Sought For New Diversity Award | June 6, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 23 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 23 | p. 49 | Awards
Issue Date: June 6, 2011

Nominations Sought For New Diversity Award

Department: ACS News
Keywords: Awards

The ACS Office of Diversity Programs is soliciting nominations for the new ACS Award Recognizing Underrepresented Minorities in Chemistry for Excellence in Research & Development. The award is supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Nominations should consist of a brief description explaining why the nominee should be considered for the award, specifically identifying the contribution to chemical research and its significance to the chemical enterprise; a list of publications or other documentation demonstrating the impact of the research; a biographical sketch of the nominee; and three letters of support from scientific colleagues familiar with the nominee’s work.

The recipient will receive a cash award of $2,000 plus support for travel to an ACS meeting where he or she will receive the award and give a presentation. For more information, or to submit a nomination packet, e-mail Victoria Fuentes at v_fuen The deadline for nominations is June 15.

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