Awards

Open Calls for Nominations

Please fill out the form below to submit nominations and make inquiries with our Award Chair.


The Rochester Local Section is sincerely grateful for the contributions of our members to the Local Section, region and to the scientific community as a whole. We seek to recognize this through awards and recognition. An event called Recognition Night is held on an annual basis for the Local Section to recognize award recipients and long standing members of the Society.

Harrison Howe Award
The prestigious Harrison Howe award is given to an individual for outstanding contributions to research in chemistry defined in its broadest sense. The award typically recognizes a relatively young recipient with potential for further outstanding achievement.

Volunteerism Award
The Volunteerism Award recognizes significant volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the Rochester Local Section of the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the vision and mission of the Society through their Local Activities.

Entrepreneur Award
This award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise.