Energy Technology Division Graduate Student Award

Sponsored by BioLogic

The Energy Technology Division Graduate Student Award was established in 2012 to recognize and reward promising young engineers and scientists in fields pertaining to this division. The award is intended to encourage the recipients to initiate or continue careers in this field. Beginning in 2017, the award is sponsored by BioLogic for a total of five award cycles.

Nomination Deadline: March 15 – June 15, annually
Presented: Spring meeting, annually

Recipient qualifications

The recipient(s) must be enrolled in a college or university as a graduate student or have been accepted for enrollment by the nomination deadline. The applicant will have expressed or demonstrated interest in current and future energy sources, energy conversion, and energy storage through research. The recipient does not need to be a member of The Electrochemical Society.

Nomination submissions

Nominations may be made by the nominee’s research supervisor or anyone familiar with the nominee’s research work. In the latter case, the nomination must also include a letter from the research supervisor.

The complete nomination package will include:

  • Completed electronic nomination form
  • nomination letter
  • transcripts of all post-secondary school academic work;
  • a description of the research project and results;
  • a statement which describes the relationship of the project to current and future energy sources, conversion, and storage;
  • a biography, resume or curriculum vitae including a record of the applicant’s achievements (e.g. publications, technical presentations, patents);
  • a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s research supervisor including a clear statement of the student contributions to items 2 and 3 and research products listed in item 4. The letter should be no longer than two typewritten pages with a font no smaller than 11 point.

Nominations are for one year only.


The award consists of a scroll, a US $1,000 prize, complimentary student meeting registration, and complimentary admission to the Division Business Meeting. The recipient is required to present a lecture in an ETD-sponsored symposium at the designated Society meeting where the award is presented.

About BioLogic

BioLogic is a highly respected scientific instruments company which designs and manufactures high performance research laboratory instruments for electrochemistry, spectroscopy, and rapid-kinetics. The company is well-known among the ECS community because of their long-standing involvement as a member and an ECS biannual meetings sponsor and exhibitor.


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