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Minority Affairs Committee's William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering

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A plaque and $1,000 plus a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting.

DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThe award will be presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The recipient is expected to provide remarks during the MAC award presentation.
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected annually from nominations received by the MAC Awards Committee. A complete nomination must be submitted by an AIChE member and include the following components:


1. One (1) statement by nominator indicating nominee’s contributions to the chemical engineering profession and as a role model for younger underrepresented minority chemical engineers
2. Nominee’s CV or résumé
 

Selection criteria include:

  • The nominee is a chemical engineer.
  • The nominee has demonstrated outstanding technical, business or related achievements.
  • The nominee has voluntarily given time and effort to help increase the interest and/or performance of members of the underrepresented minority groups in science, math, engineering and related areas either in an educational or business environment.



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The Minority Affairs Committee presents this award in honor of William W. Grimes, the first African-American Fellow of AIChE. This award recognizes a chemical engineer's outstanding achievements in the chemical engineering profession and as a distinguished role model for minorities.

Minority Affairs Committee's Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen

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A one-time award of $1,000 per student. Approximately 15 scholarships are presented annually.

DeadlineAugust 9, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationStudents are recognized at the Annual Student Conference Awards Ceremony each year.
Nomination Instructions

Note: You can only submit an application once using this form and you cannot edit your submission after completing it. Please have all materials prepared before submitting (It is strongly recommended that you practice and prepare your application using the worksheet provided with the nomination packet below.) Duplicate applications will be disregarded. Detailed instructions are provided on the Online Submissions Form.

Application form:  


The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected incoming college freshman annually. Applicants shall be required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American...

Minority Affairs Committee's Minority Scholarship Awards for College Students

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An award of $1,000 per student per scholastic year, renewable to the following year as long as the student continues to meet the eligbility requirements.

DeadlineAugust 9, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationStudents are recognized at the Annual Student Conference Awards Ceremony each year.
Nomination Instructions

Rules, Requirements, Selection Criteria and Application Form 

 
It's important to read and understand the Rules, Criteria and Submission Requirements for the scholarship before submitting your application. You will find them within the online application below. It is also recommended that you review the application questions and required supporting documents in advance of submitting the applictaion (prepare your answers on a separate sheet and have your supporting documents ready for upload). Answers and supporting documents cannot be saved within the online application before submission. Incomplete or unqualified applications will not be accepted.
 
 
 

The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected AIChE undergraduate student members annually. Applicants shall be required to be undergraduates in chemical engineering during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering.

Minority Affairs Committee's Janice Lumpkin Travel Award

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Complimentary AIChE Annual Conference Registration Fees plus $500.00 Travel Allowance

DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThis award is presented every year at the AIChE Annual Meeting. The recipients are expected to attend the MAC Business Meeting on the Monday of the Conference.
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected from applications received by the MAC Awards Committee.  Eligible applicants include AIChE Members who are graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, or young professionals who identify as members of an underrepresented minority group (i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).  A complete application will include the following components:
 
1. One (1) statement by applicant describing how the nominee will benefit from receiving the Janice Lumpkin Award to attend the AIChE Annual Meeting (i.e., presenting research, engaging in professional development/networking opportunities, etc.), as well as detailing any service contributions to AIChE and MAC.
2. Applicant’s resume or CV
 
All nominations must be submitted online using the form below.
 

This award is dedicated to Janice Lumpkin.

Dr. Lumpkin’s goals during her time at University of Maryland Baltimore County were to excel in all areas of academic life including research, teaching and service.  She balanced the many competing demands of her family and professional life...

Minority Affairs Committee's Eminent Chemical Engineers Award

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A plaque

DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThe award is presented by the AIChE President at the Annual Meeting during the MAC Awards Presentation. In order to accept the award, the recipient is expected to attend this session and provide remarks, including a presentation based on her/his professional body of work, following the award presentation.
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected annually from nominations received by the MAC Awards Committee.  A complete nomination must be submitted by an AIChE member and include the following components:

 
1. Two (2) nomination letters (at least one must be from an AIChE member) describing the nominee’s contributions to the profession and, as appropriate, how the nominee’s chemical engineering background has enabled the nominee to excel in a non-traditional profession
2. Nominee’s CV or resume
 
All nominations must be submitted online using the form below.
 

This is the Minority Affairs Committee’s highest award and recognizes outstanding achievements from a professional in a traditional chemical engineering position or from a chemical engineer making significant contributions in a non-traditional profession.  Nominees must be professionals who...

Minority Affairs Committee's Distinguished Service Award

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A plaque

DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThe award is presented at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected annually from nominations received by the MAC Awards Committee.  A complete nomination must be submitted by an AIChE member and include the following components:
 
1. One (1) statement by nominator indicating nominee’s contributions to the AIChE Minority Affairs Committee, especially highlighting efforts to reduce underrepresentation of minorities in the chemical engineering profession and the impact of those efforts
2. Nominee’s CV or resume
 

This award recognizes an AIChE member for sustained service and outstanding achievements that advance the goals of the Minority Affairs Committee. Among these goals is reducing the underrepresentation of minorities in the Institute, the chemical engineering profession, and engineering as a whole...

Minority Affairs Committee's Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement

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A plaque, Annual Meeting registration, and a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting.

DeadlineMay 25, 2018
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThe recipient is expected to attend the 2018 Annual Student Conference
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected from applications received by the MAC Awards Committee.  A complete application will include the following components:
 
1. One (1) statement by applicant elaborating on scholastic achievements in chemical engineering to date and examples of how the applicant serves as a role model for underrepresented minority students, especially in chemical engineering and related fields
2. Applicant’s resume or CV
3. Applicant’s unofficial transcript(s)
4. At least two and no more than three recommendation letters from students who have been mentored by the applicant, providing examples of mentoring received by the applicant and the impact of this mentoring.  One letter may be submitted by a faculty or staff member who has worked with the applicant in activities that allowed the faculty or staff member to observe the applicant’s mentoring abilities.
 
 
 
 

Recipient will be selected from the continuing college student scholarship applicants.  Please see MAC College Student Scholarshps....