The Chemistry Department has several cash awards that are presented to seniors at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences Annual Awards Banquet held in May.
The Harold A. Fales Memorial Award is given to the most outstanding chemistry major.

General Chemistry Teaching Awards are presented to the best undergraduate teaching assistants in the General Chemistry Laboratory.

For excellence in subdisciplines of chemistry (organic, physical, inorganic, analytical) the following awards are also available:

R. Ian Fryer Memorial Award
Hugh W. Thompson Memorial Award
Charles Sabat Award