The Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to offer five awards for 2013-2014. These awards are geared towards undergraduate students (1 award), graduate students (2 awards) as well as young scientists (1 award) and seasoned professionals (1 award) doing research in the field of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The AGFD Awards are as follows:
Finalists will be chosen to present their research at the 2014 ACS Spring Meeting in Dallas, Texas. Each finalist will receive $1,000 for travel expenses and a chance to win a cash award of $750 for the First Place winner and $250 for the Second Place winner.
Finalists will receive $1,000 for travel expenses to present their research at the 2014 ACS Spring Meeting in Dallas, Texas and a chance to win a cash award of $1000 for the First Place winner.
The winner for this award will be chosen during the 2014 ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA and will receive a one-time fellowship award of $2,500.
Finalists will receive up to $1,000 travel expense to present their research work at the 2014 ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA. The Young Scientist winner will receive a cash award of $1,000.
This prestigious AGFD Award is sponsored by the AGFD and International Flavors and Fragrances for substantial scientific contributions in the field of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. The winner will receive a cash award of $3,000, a plaque and travel meeting expenses.
I would be grateful if you would make every effort to post or publicize these awards to your undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and staff. Please see attached flyers and/or you can click the hyperlink for more details of these AGFD Awards: http://agfd.sites.acs.org/
If you have any questions regarding the above AGFD Awards, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Artemio Z. Tulio, Jr., Ph.D.
Chair, Canvassing Committee708-728-4156
Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Award(Download Nomination Form)
This award is administered by the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry of the ACS and sponsored by the International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc
Deadline: February 15, 2014Purpose
To recognize and encourage outstanding contribution(s) to pure and/or applied agricultural and food chemistry.
The award consists of $3,000, an engraved plaque, and an allowance to cover the traveling expenses of the awardee to the meeting at which the award is presented.
Rules of Eligibility
A nominee must have made (1) outstanding application of chemistry and/or chemical technology to the solution of agricultural or food problems of importance to the nourishment and health of mankind or (2) outstanding contributions to the advancement of pure and/or applied agricultural and food chemistry.
Nomination of Candidates for the Award
Nominations should list the name, present affiliation, and achievements of the candidate. They may be accompanied by no more than three (3) letters of endorsement. Six (6) complete copies of the nomination must be submitted to the Chair of the Awards Committee by March 1st of the year for which they are nominated. The Awards Committee will select one nominee for ratification by the Divisional Executive Committee at their spring meeting. Nominees, other than the recipient, will be eligible for consideration for two (2) consecutive calendar years without re-submission of information.
Send nominations to:
Dr. Steven Nagy
206 West Bridgers Ave.
Auburndale, FL 33823
AGFD has two Graduate Student Awad Programs:: Teranishi Graduate Fellowship and the Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium
The 2014 Teranishi Graduate Fellowship - $2,500 cash award and plaque. The award is sponsored by the AGFD of ACS
Deadline for applications: October February 1st, 2014
The Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium -
Deadline: October 31, 2013
The Young Scientist Award - The winner receives a $1000 honorarium, an engraved plaque and paid expenses (up to $1500) to the ACS meeting to present a paper and to receive the award. The award is sponsored by the AGFD.
The selection of ACS Fellows is based on documented excellence and leadership in both of two areas: (1) science, the profession, education, and/or management, and (2) volunteer service in the ACS community.