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Nominations are now open for the 2016 class of ACS Fellows; the deadline for nominations is April 1, 2016. The ACS Fellows Program recognizes ACS members for excellence and leadership in both of two areas: (1) science, the profession, education, and/or management, and (2) volunteer service in the ACS community. Nominations are submitted online and are solicited from ACS National Committees, Local Sections, and Divisions, as well as from individual members. We look forward to receiving your nominations and the opportunity to recognize chemical professionals who are making an impact. Please visit for additional information.

Nominations for the 2016 Helen M. Free Award for Public Outreach> are also due.


The Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of public outreach by an ACS  member who improves public recognition and appreciation for the contributions of chemistry. Winners receive a crystal award and a $1000 prize.


Nominations must be submitted using the Helen M Free nomination form.