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Research and Innovation Awards

ACS International Award for Research in Agrochemicals

The ACS International Award for Research in Agrochemicals is given to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the field of agrochemicals at the international level. Nominations deadline is December 31 of each year.

ACS Award for Innovation in Chemistry of Agriculture

The ACS Award for Innovation in Chemistry of Agriculture is given to an active researcher working in North America for a chemical innovation that significantly enhances agricultural or veterinary pest management and productivity. Nominations deadline is December 31 of each year.

Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship

This Lectureship was established in 1981 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service to honor the memory of Sterling B. Hendricks and to recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical science of agriculture. Application Deadline: extended to January 15, 2020.

Kenneth A. Spencer Award

The award recognizes meritorious contributions to the field of agricultural and food chemistry. The Kansas City Section presents this award in the hope that it will give added stimulus in research, education, and industry to further progress in agricultural and food chemistry. Deadline for nominations is November 15 of each year.

Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry Research Article of the Year Lectureship Awards

Awarded each year, papers published in Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry that demonstrate creativity and impact on agricultural and food chemistry as a whole.  Two papers will receive awards – one in the subject area of agrochemicals (pesticides, biofuels and biobased products, and related), and one in agricultural and food chemistry (food, health, and related).  Application Deadline: December 31 of each year.

Service Awards

AGRO Fellow Award

Recognizes AGRO members whose dedicated and enthusiastic service keeps AGRO moving forward. Nominations deadline is March 31 of each year.

ACS Fellow Award

AGRO members may be nominated to the ACS Fellow Program. Nominations deadline: April 1 of each year.

Student and Early Career Awards

AGRO Education Awards for Student Travel

Provides funding assistance for university students who wish to present their research and participate in AGRO events at National ACS meetings. The deadline for applications for the 258th ACS National Meeting in San Diego, CA, is March 20, 2019.

AGRO New Investigator Award

Recognizes scientists who have obtained doctoral degree in last five years and have produced significant accomplishments conducting research, consulting or regulatory studies. For the 258th ACS National Meeting in San Diego, CA, applicants should submit a regular abstract via the ACS website by  March 20, 2019. The full application package should be submitted to Sasha Kweskin by March 20, 2019.

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