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 December 31, 2022.
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.
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 in a poster and participate in AGRO events at National ACS meetings. The deadline for applications for the upcoming ACS National Meeting is April 4, 2023
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 upcoming ACS National Meeting, applicants should submit a regular abstract via the ACS website by April 4, 2023. The full application package should be submitted to the award co-organizers by April 4, 2023.