Applications for the Student Travel Award are due by midnight, Jan. 19th

REMINDER:  Applications are due by midnight, January 19th, if you wish to apply for the Student Travel Award to attend the ACS National Meeting & Expo in Philadelphia, PA on March 22nd-26th, 2020.   

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, January 19th (for Spring) or Midnight, June 1st (for Fall) to CSW (email:

1.     A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting will promote their 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 their professional development;

4.     An accepted abstract with proof of acceptance.

The award is open to graduate and undergraduate students who belong to CSW listed as members. Please confirm that you are on the roster before applying for this travel award. The award is not intended for post‐doctoral fellows. There will be a maximum of three awards available for each National meeting.  Each award will be for up to $1000 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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