The purpose of The Robert A. 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 humankind as set forth in the will of Robert Alonzo Welch. The founder was interested in chemistry, and in its service to both the betterment and the understanding of human life. It is also believed this award will play an important role in aiding and strengthening the other programs of the Foundation.
The Welch Foundation invites nominations for the Robert A Welch award in chemistry. This recognises contributions in chemical research for the benefit of humankind.
Any individual may submit a nomination. Directors and officers of the foundation, and members of the scientific advisory board of the foundation are not permitted to submit nominations or be nominated. Self-nominations are also not permitted. Nominees will remain eligible for five years.
The award is worth USD 500,000. The recipient will be required to present at a ceremony and dinner held in October of the award year.
Deadline: 31st January 2024