The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to a National ACS meeting. Eligible expenses include meeting registration and travel expenses, such as airfare and lodging. Applicants should submit the following to CSW (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 16, 2015:
- A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting will promote his/her career;
- The applicant’s CV;
- 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;
- An accepted abstract with proof of acceptance.
Within three weeks of returning from the ACS meeting, the awardees should submit receipts to the CSW Treasurer for any or all of the eligible expenses described above, after which the Treasurer of the Chemical Society of Washington will issue a check to each of the awardees. After returning from the conference, awardees will be asked to present their posters at one of the upcoming CSW dinner meetings.
The award is not intended for postdoctoral fellows. There will be a maximum of 4 awards available for each National meeting. Each award will be for $500 and award of this stipend will be based on the review of the above materials. The award is open to students who are graduate students in the jurisdiction of the Chemical Society of Washington.
To here from previous student travel award recipients on their experiences traveling to a national meeting, click here!