Student Travel Awards Available for ACS National Meetings

The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to the National ACS Spring and Fall meetings. Eligible expenses include meeting registration, travel expenses, airfare and lodging. Applicants should submit the following by Midnight, December 1 (for Spring) or Midnight, June 1 (for Fall) to CSW (CSW@acs.org):

1. A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting will promote his/her career, including a valid email address and mailing address;

2. The applicant’s CV;

3. A letter of recommendation from the student’s mentor explaining why the student deserves the award and how this will help his/her professional development;

4. An accepted abstract with proof of acceptance.

The award is open to students who are graduate and undergraduate students in the jurisdiction of the Chemical Society of Washington. The award is not intended for post‐doctoral fellows. There will be a maximum of four awards available for each National meeting. Each award will be for up to $500 of eligible expenses based on the review of the above materials.

After returning from the conference, awardees will be asked to draft a short summary of their experiences for posting to the Capital Chemist website and to present their posters, if applicable, at one of the upcoming CSW dinner meetings.

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