AIC Gold Medal Award

Chemical Pioneer Award

Student Awards

Ethic Awards


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Call for Nominations
2018 Gold Medal Award
Deadline - 10/20/17

Call for Nominations
2018 Chemical Pioneer Award
Deadline - 9/15/16

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AIC Awards:

The American Institute of Chemists, in keeping with our mission to promote the enhancement of the chemical sciences, offers the following awards to recognize outstanding achievements in the field of chemistry.

AIC Gold Medal Award:

The Gold Medal Award is the AIC's highest award. It is given annually to a person who has stimulated activities of service to the chemical sciences or the profession of chemistry. Gold Medal winners are granted AIC Life Fellow status.

View the list of former Gold Medal winners.

Chemical Pioneer Award:

This award recognizes chemists and chemical engineers who have made outstanding contributions advancing the science of chemistry or impacting the chemical industry or the chemical profession. Award winners are granted AIC Fellow status. 

View the list of former Chemical Pioneer award winners.

Student Awards:

The AIC Student Award Program honors outstanding seniors, post-baccalaureate, and post-doctoral students majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering or biochemistry. The awards are given in recognition of a demonstrated ability, leadership, and professional promise. Candidates are chosen and nominated by their faculty members. 

View information on nominating a student for an award, or view the 2004-2017 recipients.

Joseph Hyman Ethic Awards:

The Ethics Award was established to recognize individuals in the chemical field who, in the face of difficulty, perform duties dictated by ethical consideration for the public good. 

Read more about the Joseph Hyman Ethic award and view previous recipients.

To nominate an individual for an AIC award, please send a letter of nomination along with a seconding letter and the nominee's current curriculum vitae to the AIC National Office, or call us at 215-873-8224. Nominations for the 2011 recipients must be received before December 31, 2010.