Maison G. de Navarre Medal Award
The Society’s highest honor recognizes individuals for their technical contributions to cosmetic science. Presented annually.
Presented annually for outstanding service and distinguished leadership in Society activities.
Robert A. Kramer Lifetime Service Award
Awarded at the discretion of the Board of Directors to an individual who has given extraordinary service over the course of his or her membership.
Shaw Mudge Award
A scroll and honorarium are awarded for the Best Paper presented at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting.
Hans Schaeffer Award Sponsored by Lonza Personal Care
A scroll and honorarium are awarded annually for the Most Innovative Paper presented at an Annual Meeting.
Allan B. Black Award Sponsored by Presperse Corporation
A scroll and honorarium are awarded annually for the Best Paper on make-up technology either presented at an Annual Meeting, or published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science, The Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
Joseph P. Ciaudelli Award Sponsored by Croda, Inc.
A scroll and honorarium are awarded annually for the Best Article Appearing in the Journal of Cosmetic Science on the subject of Hair Care Technology.
Des Goddard Award Sponsored by INOLEX
A scroll and honorarium are awarded annually for the Most Innovative Paper on the topic of Polymer Science related to Cosmetics or Personal Care presented at the previous Annual Scientific Meeting or Seminar or published in the Journal.
SCC Award Sponsored by The Hallstar Company
A scroll and honorarium are awarded for the Best Paper that makes the greatest scientific contribution to knowledge in the field of protecting against or ameliorating damage to human skin caused by exposure to UV radiation presented at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting.
Frontier of Science Award Lecture Sponsored by Cosmetic & Toiletries Magazine
An honorarium given to a speaker, who has achieved exceptional national or international stature in the scientific community, for delivering a lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting.
Henry Maso Keynote Award Lecture
A Certificate and honorarium given to a speaker specifically selected by the COSA Committee to present at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society. This award is funded by Siltech LLC.
Society of Cosmetic Chemists Student Poster Award Sponsored by DD-Chemco, Inc.
Awarded annually in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Seminar, honorariums are given for first, second, third and fourth place Best Student Poster.
There are two chapter awards that are considered National Awards. They are the Chapter Merit Award and the Chapter Best Speaker Award.
Chapter Merit Award
The Chapter Merit Award is awarded to a Chapter Member for outstanding service, dedication and voluntary services over a period of time. A scroll is provided by National for presentation by the Chapter. Recommendations for this award originates with each Chapter and are submitted to the National Office.
Chapter Best Speaker Award
The Chapter Best Speaker Award is given for the best scientific paper presented before each Chapter during a given calendar year. Recommendations for this award originates with the Chapters and are submitted to the National Office. A scroll and Honorarium ($250 for a manuscript submission and $150 for an abstract submission) is provided by National for presentation by the Chapter.