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Student Awards

For further information or to send nominations and supporting documents for any of these awards, please contact ECS:
Award Name
c/o The Electrochemical Society
65 South Main St. Building D
Pennington, NJ 08534 USA
E-mail: awards@electrochem.org
Telephone: (609) 737-1902
Fax: (609) 737-2743
Electronic submission of nomination materials is preferred.

 

Awarded Student Membership | Rules
Eligible students must be in their final two years as undergraduates or be enrolled in a graduate program in science, engineering, or education (with a science or engineering degree). Awarded memberships are renewable for up to four years; applicants must reapply each year.

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Battery Division Student Research Award | Rules
Established in 1962 to recognize promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources.
Presented: annually at the fall meeting
Contents: scroll, prize of a $1,000 and membership in the Battery Division as long as an ECS member
Lecture: none required
Call for nominations: December of every year
Nomination deadline: March 15
Past Battery Division Student Research Award recipients

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Canada Section Student Award | Rules
Established 1987 for a student pursuing, at a Canadian University, an advanced degree in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemistry is the central consideration.
Presented: annually at a meeting of the Canada Section
Contents: amount determined by Executive Committee of Section not to exceed $1,500 US
Lecture: upon request at meeting of Award presentation
Call for nominations: during the meeting Announcements to Section
Nomination deadline: February 28 of year of Award
Past Canada Section Student Award recipients

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Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award | Rules
Established in 1991 to recognize outstanding graduate research in the field of corrosion science and/or engineering.
Presented: annually at the fall meeting
Contents: scroll, prize of a $1,000 and travel assistance to meeting of Award presentation (up to $1,000)
Lecture: in a Corrosion Division symposium
Call for nominations: August of every year
Nomination deadline: December 15
Past Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Award recipients

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ECS Summer Fellowships | Rules | Application Form
Beginning in 1928, these awards have been established over the years to assist students during the summer months in the pursuit of work in the field of interest to The Electrochemical Society.
Awards: 1. Edward G. Weston (est. 1928), 2. Colin Garfield Fink (est. 1961), 3. Joseph W. Richards (est. 1959), 4. F. M. Becket (est. 1956), 5. Herbert H. Uhlig (est. 2007).
Presented: annually, but are not given at a meeting
Contents: amount decided by Board of Directors to be divided among recipients (traditionally $5,000)
Lecture: none required.
Call for nominations: August of every year.
Nomination deadline: January 15
Past Summer Fellowship recipients

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ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award | Rules | Nomination Form
(Replaced the Gwendolyn Wood Section Excellence Award)
Established in 2012, this award recognizes an outstanding ECS Student Chapter
Presented: annually, at the ECS Fall meeting
Contents: Up to three winners will be selected. One Outstanding Student Chapter will be selected with the winner receiving $1,000, and recognition with a plaque and chapter group photo in Interface. One or two additional Student Chapters may be selected as runners-up, and designated as Chapters of Excellence. Recognition certificates will be mailed to the Chapters of Excellence.
Lecture: the presentation of posters/papers at ECS bi-annual meeting is required.
Call for nominations: August of every year
Nomination deadline: March 31
Past ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award Recipients

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Energy Technology Division Graduate Student Award | Rules
Established in 2012 to recognize and reward promising young engineers and scientists in fields pertaining to the Division. The awards are intended to encourage the recipients to initiate or continue careers in this field.
Presented: annually, at the ECS Spring meeting
Contents: up to two recipients chosen annually will receive an appropriately worded certificate as well as an amount of $1,000, payable to the recipient. In addition, the recipient will receive a waiver of student registration, and un-reimbursed travel expenses to attend the Spring ECS meeting, an amount not to exceed $1,000.
Lecture: none required
Call for nominations: January of every year
Nomination deadline: September 1
Past Energy Technology Division Graduate Student Award recipients

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Georgia Section Student Award | Rules
Established in 2011 to a student who is pursuing a PhD at a University within the Georgia Section in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration.
Presented: annually at a meeting of the Section
Contents: an amount not to exceed $500
Lecture: not required
Call for nominations: Before June 1 of every year
Nomination deadline: August 15
Past Georgia Section Student Award recipients

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Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering
Division H. H. Dow Memorial Student Achievement Award | Rules

Established in 1990 to recognize promising young engineers and scientists in the fields of electrochemical engineering and applied electrochemistry.
Presented: annually at the spring meeting
Contents: scroll and prize of a $1,000 for education expenses
Lecture: none required
Call for nominations: June of every year
Nomination deadline: September 15
Past IE&EE Dow Award recipients

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Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical
Engineering Division Student Achievement Awards | Rules

Established in 1989 to recognize promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical engineering and to encourage the recipients to initiate careers in this field.
Presented: spring meeting (given only upon nomination of a suitable recipient)
Contents: scroll and prize of a $1,000
Lecture: none required
Call for nominations: June of every year
Nomination deadline: September 15
Past IE&EE Student Achievement Award recipients

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Korea Section Student Award | Rules
Established in 2005 to a student who is pursuing a Ph.D. at a Korean University in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration.
Presented: annual basis
Contents: monetary award set by the Executive Committee of the Korea Section not to exceed $500
Lecture: not required
Call for nominations: September 30
Past Korea Section Student Award recipients

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San Francisco Section Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award | Rules
Established in 1994 to assist a deserving student in Northern California to pursue a career in the physical sciences or engineering.
Sponsorship: Structural Integrity Associates
Presented: annually at the April meeting of the Section
Contents: metal plaque and $2000 for educational assistance
Lecture: upon request at meeting of Award presentation
Call for nominations: Within mailing sent out by Award chairman
Past Cubicciotti Award recipients

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Sensor Division Student Paper Award | Rules
Established in 2012 to recognize promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical or solid state science & technology.
Presented: at the discretion of the Division
Contents: scroll, prize of a $1,000 and membership in the Battery Division as long as an ECS member
Lecture: Poster at meeting where award will be presented
Call for nominations: Varies
Nomination deadline: Abstract submission date of the meeting where award will be given.

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Student Poster Session Awards | Rules
Established in 1993 to acknowledge the quality and thoroughness of the candidate's work, originality and independence of the candidate's contributions, significance and timeliness of research results and depth of understanding of the research topic and its relationship to the fields of interest to ECS.
Awards: one in electrochemical science and technology and one in solid-state science and technology
Presented: annually at both the spring and fall meetings
Contents: scroll and check for $250
Lecture: only the presentation of a poster is required
Call for nominations: Call for Papers
Past Poster Session Award recipients

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Student Travel Grants | Rules
Many ECS Divisions offer Student Travel Grants to students presenting papers at ECS meetings; click here to see the current offerings.

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Masayuki Dokiya Symposium Fund Grants
Sponsored by Mrs. Yukiko Dokiya and family, in memory of Masayuki Dokiya, this Fellowship was awarded from 2004 to 2013 to assist young (less than 30 years old) attendees for travel to symposia of interest to the late Masayuki Dokiya. Particularly, it aimed at supporting young researchers in attending international symposium/meetings. The total gift was $92,575 and was to be spent within a ten-year period.

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Gwendolyn B. Wood Section Excellence Award
Established in 1974 to honor sections whose level of activity serves to strengthen the Society and to encourage and reward good management and operations of Sections. In 2012, the award was retired and reestablished as the Outstanding ECS Student Chapter Award to recognize an outstanding ECS Student Chapter annually.
Past Gwendolyn Wood Award recipients

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Oronzio de Nora Industrial Electrochemistry Fellowship
Sponsored by the Oronzio de Nora Foundation, this Fellowship was awarded from 2003 to 2010 to assist a postdoctoral scientist or engineer in the research of the field of industrial electrochemistry.
Past Oronzio de Nora Award recipients

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For further information on any of the awards, please contact ECS by telephone at (609) 737-1902; or via e-mail: awards@electrochem.org.

 
 

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