Welch Award in Chemistry

The purpose of The Welch Award in Chemistry is to foster and encourage basic chemical research and to recognize, in a substantial manner, the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of mankind.

Any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have had a significant, positive influence on mankind.  The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Nominations are due in the Foundation offices by February 1 of each year.  The presentation of the award shall be at a black tie dinner held to honor the recipient.  The monetary amount of the award is $300,000.

Please refer to the guidelines for nomination procedures.

Guidelines (pdf)

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