The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel registration costs to the National ACS Fall meeting, which meeting will be held virtually August 22-26, 2021. Eligible expenses are limited to registration. Applicants should submit the following by 11:59 PM EDT July 5th, 2021, to CSW (email: 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 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 minimum 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 attending 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 meetings.