The Welch Foundation is one of the United States' oldest and largest private funding sources for basic chemical research. It supports fundamental chemical research at universities, colleges and other education institutions within the state of Texas.

Latest News

  • News Release - Exploring excellence in science education, 58th Welch Conference on Chemical Research
  • Robert C. Robbins, M.D.Welch Foundation Names Robbins to Board
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  • Robert G. Bergman2014 Welch Award Recipient
    Organometallic pioneer honored with 2014 Welch Award
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  • Benjamin P. Tu 2014 Norman Hackerman Award Recipient
    UT Southwestern Medical Center scientist Dr. Benjamin P. Tu finds important link between metabolism and cell regulation
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Events & Deadlines

  • September 15, 2014 - Deadline for 2015 Hackerman Award Nominations.  Click here for the nomination guidelines.
  • Marye Anne FoxOctober 27-28, 2014 - Welch Conference in Chemical Research titled "Chemical Education", Marye Anne Fox, Program Chair.
    Registration is now open.
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Program Focus

  • Anatoly B. KolomeiskyAnatoly B. Kolomeisky, Rice University Read More
  • Aderemi OkiAderemi Oki, Prairie View A&M University Read More
  • M. Zouhair AtassiM. Zouhair Atassi, Baylor College of Medicine Read More
  • Steven L. BallSteven L. Ball, LeTourneau University Read More
  • Linda E. ReichlLinda E. Reichl, The University of Texas at Austin Read More
  • Peter WolynesPeter Wolynes, Rice University Read More
  • The Welch Summer Scholar ProgramThe Welch Summer Scholar Program Read More
  • The current Principal Investigators list is now available. Read More
  • The current Endowed Chairs list is now available. Read More
  • The current Departmental Grants list is now available. Read More