Purpose: The Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry was established in 1945. Consisting of a gold medal and honorarium, its purpose is to stimulate fundamental research in enzyme chemistry by scientists not over forty years of age. The Award is administered by the Division of Biological Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.
Eligibility: Nominees shall have accomplished outstanding work in enzyme chemistry where the presence of enzyme action is unequivocally demonstrated. The nominee shall be engaged in noncommercial work and shall not have passed the 40th birthday by April 30. This prize cannot be made to a person who received another award sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., for the same technical accomplishment.