This award recognizes graduate students who are working in areas related to environmental chemistry. The award is based on student transcripts and record of research productivity, a brief discussion of their future goals, and a letter of recommendation from the faculty advisor. The awardees receive cash and membership in the Environmental Division for one year. The awardees are publicized in EnvirofACS and Environmental Science and Technology. Up to 20 awards are given each year. Deadline for application is in November and recipients are announced in January of each year.