Upcoming Award Deadlines:
Paul J. Flory Polymer Education Award
Purpose: Recognize, encourage, & stimulate outstanding achievements by an individual or team in promoting undergraduate and/or graduate polymer education.
Award: $3,000, Plaque, ACS Symposia, & $2,000 Travel
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Industrial Polymer Scientist Award
Purpose: Recognize outstanding industrial innovation & creativity in the application of Polymer Science, conducted by individual scientists or research teams.
Award: $4,000, Plaque, ACS Symposia, & Travel Expenses
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Mark Young, Mark Scholar & Mark Senior Awards
Purpose: Recognize excellence in basic or applied research & leadership in polymer science by scientists of all ages.
Award (each): $1,500, Plaque, & ACS Symposia
Application Due: 11/1/2021
POLY Fellows Award
Purpose: Recognize outstanding achievements in & contributions to polymer science & the profession.
Application Due: 11/30/2021
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