Welch Award in Chemistry

The purpose of The Welch Award in Chemistry is to foster and encourage basic chemical research and to recognize, in a substantial manner, the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of humankind. Any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have a significant, positive influence on mankind. The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Award/Prize amount: $500,000
Application/Nomination information: There is no restriction on who may nominate. See website for more information.
Agency deadline: January
Internal/Campus deadline: N/A
Illinois campus contact: provostawards@illinois.edu
Additional information: Welch Website