• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.

Frank Newman Speller Award

This award is given for significant contributions to corrosion engineering, such as the development or improvement of a method, process, apparatus or equipment, or material that facilitates the control of corrosion or makes it less costly. An individual may qualify who has made a national or international contribution to corrosion engineering through some form of education or works.

Nominee Eligibility:

  • The nominee does not have to be a member of NACE.
  • No posthumous nominations will be accepted.
  • Past presidents are eligible for this award only for accomplishments following their presidency and only after 5 years’ time has lapsed since their presidency.
  • Past recipients of this award are not eligible to receive this award again.

To Nominate:

  • Download and fill out nomination form
  • Review criteria for nominator eligibility
  • Return on or before June 30 to NACE Headquarters

Nomination Support:

  • Request a sample completed nomination
  • Submit your nomination via email
  • Contact the awards staff liaison

A maximum of one award may be given in any year.  The recipient will receive an inscribed award and honorarium of $1,000.