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Each award has unique nomination and deadline requirements.
  • All paperwork must be completed and received at the AOCS by the nomination deadline.
  • Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged.
  • Nomination materials should be submitted as PDF files and emailed to


For information regarding award eligibility,
please contact: Silvana Martini, Awards Chairperson, or email: AOCS Awards Program

Program Management

Idea for a new award?  New Award Application

Current award review


Awards Program

Rewarding Excellence

AOCS awards recognize achievements and contributions to the profession, industry and society and encourages future progress in the science.

2015-2016 Award Winners

Society Awards

Recognizing long-term service to the Society. More...

Scientific Awards

Recognizing scientific achievement. More...

Journal Article Awards

Recognizing outstanding technical papers published in peer-reviewed journals. More...

Student Awards

Recognizing outstanding research by students at colleges or universities. More...

Division Awards

Recognizing achievement within the technical interest area of the Division. More...

Section Awards

Recognizing major accomplishments. More...

Poster Competitions