The IUPAC-SOLVAY International Award for Young Chemists is intended to encourage outstanding young research scientists at the beginning of their careers. The awards are given for the most outstanding Ph.D. theses in the general area of the chemical sciences, as described in a 1000-word essay. Entrants must have received their Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree, or completed all Ph.D. requirements including successful defense of the doctoral thesis, during calendar 2021 in any of the countries that are members of IUPAC. They need not be citizens or residents of one of these countries at the time the application is submitted.
Complete applications must be received at the IUPAC Secretariat by 15 February 2022.