Leaders in attracting, developing and promoting women in the chemical sciences

Greater Pittsburgh WCC Award for Encouraging Women into the Chemical Sciences

This award recognizes significant accomplishments by individuals, male or female, who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional developments as chemists or chemical engineers.  Nominees for the award may come from any professional setting in the greater Pittsburgh area: academia, industry, government, clinical, or other independent facility.  Nominees need not be a member of the WCC or the ACS.

Nominations are accepted through April 1st of each year.

More information available here or contact Michelle Ward

 

Greater Pittsburgh WCC Award for Career Excellence in the Chemical Sciences

This award recognizes the achievements of female chemists and chemical engineers in the greater Pittsburgh area who have a record of accomplishment in their field. Nominees for the award may come from any professional setting in the greater Pittsburgh area: academia, industry, government, clinical, or other independent facility.  Nominees need not be a member of the WCC or the ACS.

Nominations are accepted through April 1st of each year.

More information available here or contact Michelle Ward

 

ACS Pittsburgh Section Student Travel Grant

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has budgeted funds to help encourage undergraduate/graduate student participation in national and regional ACS meetings. The awards are intended to help defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible students.

The deadlines for receipt of applications are 06/01 (for travel to be completed by 12/31) and 12/01(for travel to be completed by 06/30).

Click here for the formal announcement and here for the application.

 

Rising Star Award

This award recognizes exceptional early to mid-career women chemists across all areas who have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their respective fields. To be given annually, beginning in 2012, this new award is also intended to help promote retention of women in science.

The current application deadline is June 1st.

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship

The Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship was established by Paul R. Jones, in memory of his wife, to provide scholarships for female undergraduate majors in chemistry or related disciplines who are beginning their junior or senior years of study.

The current application deadline is May 1st.

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

Overcoming Challenges Award

The Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society established this award to recognize a woman undergraduate from a two-year or four-year institution for her efforts in overcoming hardship to achieve success in chemistry.

The current application deadline is April 1st.

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award

The ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly and Company sponsor a program to provide funding for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral female chemists to travel to meetings to present the results of their research. Through this program, WCC and Eli Lilly and Company continue to increase the participation of women in the chemical sciences.

The deadlines for receipt of applications are: February 15th for meetings between July 1st and December 31st AND September 15th for meeting between January 1st and June 30th

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

CIBA/YCC Young Scientist Travel Award

The ACS Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) and the CIBA Foundation are proud to support the CIBA/YCC Young Scientist Travel Award and the development of younger chemists in the chemical sciences. This award provides funding for young and early-career chemists to travel to and participate in an ACS national or regional meeting.

Applications for the Fall CIBA/YCC Travel Award will be accepted between March 1st and April 30th of each year. Applications for the Spring CIBA/YCC Travel Award will be accepted between August 1st and September 30th of each year.

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal

To recognize distinguished service to chemistry by women chemists.

Deadline: November 1st (annual review).

More information available on national web site (click here).

 

ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences

To recognize significant accomplishments by individuals who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional developments as chemists or chemical engineers.

Deadline: November 1st (annual review)

More information available on national web site (click here).