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For the eventual winners of these awards, see 2013 Awards.

Several regional ACS awards will be presented at NERM 2013.

Award information

The ACS Division of Chemical Education Northeast Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching

For more details, see this page.

Purpose
To recognize, encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the Northeast Region.
Eligibility
The nominee must be actively engaged in the teaching of chemistry or a chemical science in a high school (grades 9-12) on at least a half-time basis.
Guidelines

For detailed guidelines please download this document, or view the PDF.

The E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society

For more details, see this page.

Purpose
To recognize the volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the American Chemical Society by contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their Regional Activities.
Eligibility
The nominee must be a member of the ACS, residing in a Local Section within the Northeast Region, who has made significant contributions to the Section and Region of the ACS.
Guidelines

For detailed guidelines please download this document or view the PDF version.

The ACS Regional Industrial Innovation Awards

For more details, see this page

Purpose
To celebrate the successful innovations of industrial chemists and chemical engineers which contribute to the health of their local and regional economy and the corporate leadership for its advancement of a healthy economy. This award is given to an individual or team of individuals whose creative innovations have contributed to the commercial success of their company and, consequently, to the good of the community and society.
Eligibility
Nominees must be a chemical professional and an ACS member. For team nominations, only one member needs to be an ACS member. Those who are not ACS members, but are employed by an ACS Corporation Associates Member Company, qualify for nomination.
Guidelines

For detailed guidelines please download this document, or view the PDF version.

The Northeast Region ACS Award for Achievements in the Chemical Sciences

For more details, see this page

Purpose
To recognize notably outstanding achievements by a chemist in the Northeast Region. The award is conferred annually on a scientist who has made meritorious research contributions leading to the advancement of pure or applied chemistry.
Eligibility
The nominee must be a member of the ACS, residing in the Northeast Region and who’s work, on which the nomination is based, has been carried out during a period of residence in the area encompassing the Local Sections that comprise the Northeast Region.
Guidelines

For detailed guidelines please download this document, or view a PDF version.

The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences

For more details, see this page

Sponsor

ACS Committee on Minority Affairs

Purpose

The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals and/or institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness within the region.

Nature

The award consists of a medal and a $1,000 grant to support and further the activities for which the award was made. The award also will include funding to cover the recipient’s travel expenses to the ACS regional meeting at which the award will be presented.

Guidelines

For detailed guidelines please download this document. There is also a non-editable PDF version for viewing.

Contact Information

American Chemical Society
Department of Diversity Programs
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: 202-776-8003
Email: Diversity@acs.org