自2009年开始，美国Eli Lilly公司对包括我所在内的12个单位应届毕业生设立“Eli Lilly Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award”奖，根据申报要求（原文见后附APPENDIX ），现将2012年有关申报事宜说明如下：
A. About the Award:
a. “Eli Lilly Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award” is an annual award sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company; a global pharmaceutical company (www.lilly.com). The award aims to promote and recognize the best graduate students in China who have made significant contributions in the field of chemistry related to life sciences.
b. “Eli Lilly Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award” is comprised of 9first place prizes (US$2,000 each) and 15second place prizes (US $1,500) and a commemorative plaque. The awardees will be invited to a symposium to receive the award and present their research in a symposium in the second quarter of 2011 (detail to be announced later).
c. “Eli Lilly Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award” is administrated by Sino- American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA, www.sapaweb.org). SAPA will be responsible for the assessment of award applications and final selection of awardees. SAPA will also help Lilly to distribute the award in US dollars.
a. The candidate must be a full-time M.S. or Ph. D. students ready to defend their thesis from the selected school/department. A student may be a recipient only once. 必须为所选学院/系的全时硕士生或博士生，每位只能获奖一次。
b. The research thesis should be based on independent high quality original research at the forefront of science. 论文为最前沿科学的高质量原始独立研究。
C. Required Documents (all documents must be in English):
All required documents should be submitted in English as PDF format.
a. A recommendation letter from the thesis advisor citing the specific contributions of the nominee in his/her thesis work and the significance of those contributions. It is highly desirable that the thesis advisor to provide specific information regarding how the candidate addressed the scientific challenges encountered during his/her research and developed a plan to solve the challenges. 导师推荐信-说明被推荐者的工作及意义，渴望提供候选者在研究工作中遇到的挑战及解决方法。
b. A second recommendation letter containing the details on the quality of the research and its impact in advancing the science and technology in the subject field. 第二份推荐信-详细说明研究的质量及对该领域科学与技术的推动作用。
c. An abstract (up to 4 pages) prepared by the nominee describing his/her research. The abstract may include figures and references to provide enough information for the evaluation committee to judge the quality and impact of the thesis without the original document. 被推荐者摘要（最多4页），包括图和参考材料，以便在无原始论文前提下为评委判断论文质量和影响提供充分证明。
d. A copy of the nominee's CV with a list of peer-reviewed publications by the candidate during his/her graduate research with impact factors (up to 2 pages).被推荐者简历，包括研究阶段所发表论文及影响因子（最多2页）。
D. Selection Process:
a. A special Selection Committee made up of researchers in the related fields from SAPA members will review and make the selection of candidates for the 1st and 2nd place award. All the submitted material will also be shared with Lilly for documentation. Once the selections are made, the decision will be final.
b. SAPA and Lilly will announce the final result in March /April 2012 through email notification to the schools. The formal award ceremony will be held in the second quarter of 2012 at Shanghai. SAPA will announce more details about the award ceremony in near future.
E. List of Schools in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
a. College of Chemistry and Molecule Engineering, Peking University
b. Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University
c. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
d. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
e. Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences
f. Department of Chemistry, Fudan University
g. Chinese Pharmaceutical University
h. School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Nanjing University
i. Zhejiang University
j. Department of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
k. Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
l. Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong