Prizes & Awards

2021 Commencement Celebration Photo 2021 GW Commencement Celebration

About Our Awards

 

Alpha Chi Sigma Award: Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GW).

American Chemical Society Awards

  • Division of Analytical Chemistry: Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry.
  • Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in inorganic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
  • Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
  • Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in physical chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career using chemistry.

 

American Institute of Chemists: Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership. (Graduate and Undergraduate Levels)

A.D. Britt Memorial, Madeleine Reines Jacobs and Charles and Elma Naeser Fund: Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.

Chemical Society of Washington Prize: Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry .

Byrne Thurtell Burns Memorial Prize: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.

William E. Fitch Prize: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.

Chemical Rubber Company Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award: Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of lntroductory Chemistry.

Benjamin D. Van Evera Memorial Prize: Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.

 

 


2021 Awardees

Alpha Chi Sigma

  • Brendan Maguire

American Chemical Society

DIVISION OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

  • Erin Gladu

 

DIVISION OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE AWARD 

  • Leah Garman

 

DIVISION OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE AWARD

  • Samuel Kirby

 

DIVISION OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE AWARD

  • Nay Thu Rein Aung

American Institute Of Chemists

GRADUATE

  • Laith Samarah

 

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Trinh Ton

A.D. Britt Memorial, Madeleine Reines Jacobs, And Charles And Elma Naeser Fund

A.D. BRITT

  • Erin Gladu
     

MADELEINE REINES JACOBS

  • Emily Adams, Priscilla Long, and Natalia Ceron Parra

Chemical Society Of Washington Prize

  • Philip Parel

William E. Fitch Prize

  • Trinh Ton

Benjamin D. Van Evera Memorial Prize

  • Darean Bague, Danielle Gomes Rodrigues

 


Past Awards 

 

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012

 

  • 2011
  • 2010
  • Previous Award Winners