Applications are now being accepted: CSW Student Travel Award.

The ACS National Meeting for Spring 2023 will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 26-30, 2023.  This will be a hybrid event – in-person and virtual.

The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to the Spring 2023 National ACS meeting in Indianapolis.  Eligible expenses include meeting registration, travel expenses, airfare and lodging. Applicants should submit the following by Midnight December 1, 2022 to CSW (email: [email protected]):

  1. A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting will promote his/her career;
  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.

View the details on the ACS website:

Within three weeks of returning from the ACS meeting, the awardees should submit receipts 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.

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.  Each award will be for up to $1,000 of eligible expenses based on the review of the above materials.

After returning from the conference, awardees will be asked to draft a short (1-page) 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.)