The deadline to nominate for this year's National NOBCChE Awards was May 31, 2020.

Your opportunity to highlight outstanding work in the chemistry, chemical engineering, and chemical education is here! Nominating a peer or colleague for one of the National NOBCChE Awards is an opportunity to acknowledge that person's extraordinary accomplishments, support the vision of other scientists, and inspire others to strive for excellence in every endeavor. The NOBCChE Awards committee is dedicated  to recognizing the research, career, and service efforts of our peers in academia, industry, and government. Listed below are the awards available for nomination and necessary documentation for each nomination package. The review committee will use only what is submitted in the nomination package in selecting the award winner. Please remit all necessary documents for nomination to [email protected].  

2019 Awards Presentation2019 STEM Awardees2019 Percy Julian Award Winner

All nomination materials (pdf or word format) should be submitted as a single email. The subject line of the of the email should include the title of the award followed by the nominee’s name. Self-nomination is encouraged. The nomination package should include the items listed below. Additional information regarding the letter of recommendation and letters of support is outlined below.
  • Letter of recommendation  (1000 words or less)
  • 2 Letters of support  (500 words or less each)
  • Brief list of nominee’s most significant accomplishments: publications, products, patents, achievements, awards, promotion, etc. (max 20)
  • Nominee’s biographical sketch (2 pages)
 The letter of recommendation and additional letters of support should be sure to address the following:
  • nominee meets the specific eligibility requirements of the award described on the awards’ website;
  • alignment of nominee’s work with the award’s purpose, eligibility, and/or criteria;
  • significance and impact of this work in chemistry or chemical engineering;
  • impact and benefits of the work on society (or potential); and,
  • service to the scientific community, if not already stated.