Nominations for Southwest Regional Awards to be presented at SWRM 2017 are now being accepted.

Please consider nominating outstanding member of your local section for one or more of the following awards:

  • Stanley C. Israel Regional Award - The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals and/or institutions who have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness within the region.
    Submit nominations here
    Deadline – August 1
  • ACS Division of Chemical Education Southwest Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching - To recognize , encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the ACS Regions. Had a high school chemistry teacher that made a difference in your life? Here is your chance to repay them for their hard work and inspiration.
    Submit nomination forms to Dr. Robert Long at
    Deadline – September 1
  • E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society Southwest Region – To recognize the volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their regional activities.
    Submit nomination forms to Carol Korzeniewski at
    Deadline – August 1
  • Southwest Region ACS Award - The award recognizes a person who, resides in the Southwest Region of the ACS, has made meritorious contributions to the advancement of chemistry, chemical engineering, chemical education, either pure or applied, to the profession in general.
    Submit nomination forms to Carol Korzeniewski at
    Deadline – August 1
  • Partners for Progress and Prosperity (P3) Award – The award recognizes partnerships among industry, academia, government, small businesses and/or other organizations that result in impactful outcomes.
    Submit nomination forms to Carol Korzeniewski at
    Deadline – August 1
  • ACS SWRM Student Travel Award - SWRM will provide up to ten $500 travel scholarships for students who are presenting papers.
    Guidelines for these scholarships are:

    • Each local section may put one student forward for a scholarship
    • Each local section must be in good standing with SWRM (all dues, both past and current, paid)
    • The student must be the presenter of the paper
    • The abstract must be included in the application package (to demonstrate merit)
    • Priority will be given to students traveling the farthest to the meeting, based on the mileage from the home institution (which must be in the Southwest Region of the ACS)

    Submit nomination forms to Katie Walker at
    Deadline – September 29

If more information is needed, contact:

Carol Korzeniewski
Awards Chair, SWRM 2017