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Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Rising Star Award

Awards to USA Female Chemists for Outstanding
Contributions to Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

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American Chemical Society

Deadline Date:

06/30/15 Receipt

Description:

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Awards to USA exceptional early to mid-career women chemists working in chemistry or chemical engineering in academic, industrial, government, nonprofit or other employment sectors. This award is intended to help promote retention of women in science by recognizing up to ten outstanding female scientists who have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions in their respective fields.

The Award includes the following:

-The opportunity to present contributions at a WCC-sponsored symposium at the spring ACS national meeting. The award symposium serves to highlight the accomplishments of the award winners by providing a venue to inform researchers and other professionals of the status of current work, ideas, and thought; to enable networking with other practitioners; and to acquaint scientists with other active members of the research community.

-A $1,000 stipend to cover spring national meeting travel expenses.

-Visibility and networking opportunities at the spring national meeting—awardees are recognized at the WCC ‘Just Cocktails’ reception and at the WCC Luncheon where awardees are seated at the head tables along with ACS governance, WCC members, and fellow award winners.

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GrantWatch ID#: 155106

Number of Grants:

Up to 10.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Winners receive a $1,000 travel stipend.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award is open to all female ACS members in chemistry and chemical engineering working in academic, industrial, government, nonprofit or other employment sectors. More information about membership may be found here: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/membership-and-networks.html

Appropriate candidates will typically be no more than 15 years from receipt of their terminal scientific degree and have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their respective fields.

Applicants can either be self-nominated or can be nominated by another individual for this award.

Not Eligible:

-Those who are already widely acknowledged and recognized in their area of chemistry or chemical engineering and are at the pinnacle of their careers;

-ACS national award winners;

-Those who have received a prior award under this program;

-Members of the National Women Chemists Executive Committee.

Pre-Application Information:

Apply or nominate online here: https://fs7.formsite.com/acsdiversity/form16/secure_index.html

A hard copy application form may also be requested from ACS Diversity Programs.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

American Chemical Society
Department of Diversity Programs
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Fax: 202-776-8003
diversity@acs.org

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