Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry

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VPR Internal Deadline

Funding Agency Deadline

Funding or Award Criteria
“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 mankind.”

Any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have had a significant, positive influence on mankind. The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Applicable Field(s)

# of Nominees Allowed

VPR Required Documents
The following materials should be forwarded electronically to the VPR via college deans or ORU directors:

  1. A brief biographical sketch of the proposed nominee,
  2. a list of 25 of the nominee's most important scientific publications,
  3. a statement of the research areas in chemistry on which the nomination is based and
  4. the contact information of three references.

For more information, contact Liza Scarborough at 512-471-2877 or

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance