The Lucille Wert Award

Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship


To recruit persons into the profession of Chemical Information.


American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Information


Designed to help persons with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science.




  • A Bachelor's Degree with a major in Chemistry and related disciplines

  • Acceptance into graduate Library, Information, or Computer Science program in an accredited institution

  • Library, Information, or Computer experience preferred


In 1989, the Division established the annual Student Scholarship Award to recognize chemists pursuing graduate studies in information, library, or computer science, leading to a career in chemical information. The Award consists of a certificate and stipend. It is usually presented at an ACS Local Section meeting in the vicinity of the recipient's residence or school. The award was renamed in 1996 to honor the late Lucille M. Wert.

To apply, send the following items:

  • Letter of application giving the reasons you should be considered for the award to: Marge Matthews

  • Transcript of Undergraduate studies

  • Three letters of reference

  • Resume

  • GRE scores (optional)

Deadline for Applications: February 1st of the year in which the award is presented.