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The Division of Polymer Chemistry, Inc (POLY) is a non-profit technical division of the American Chemical Society. POLY has thousands of member from around the globe who are interested in the synthesis, characterization, and application of polymers to advance society and meet global needs.  POLY regularly hosts workshops, supports symposia, manages awards, and facilitates education and training in the field of polymer chemistry, nationally and internationally.  Join us today!


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Upcoming Award Deadlines

ACS Macro Letters/Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award

Purpose: Recognizes two individuals, early in their careers, who have made a major impact on the field of polymer science.
Award: Plaque, an honorarium of $3,000, registration, and travel expenses up to $1,500 to attend the Fall ACS National Meeting at which the award is presented.
Application Due: 1/22/2023

Henkel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Science & Engineering

Purpose: Recognize a Ph.D. graduate student or recent graduate who has completed an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in research at a university in the US or Canada.
Award: Plaque, $2,000 honorarium, and travel support to attend the Fall ACS National Meeting in the year of the award.
Application Due: 1/25/2023

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