ACS Green Chemistry Institute Study Grants for International Students 2022

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Application Deadline: October 9, 2022

Are you seeking admission in the USA? the ACS Green Chemistry Institute is glad to offer outstanding foreign students its international study grants for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Founded in 1876, ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s aim is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners to benefit the planet Earth and its people. The institute’s vision is to enhance people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

Selection Criteria:

  • A young foreign scholar is an undergraduate student and above but below the level of Assistant Professor and within the first seven years of a professional career.
  • Aspirants who are residing both within the U.S. and internationally are eligible for this study grant.
  • The travel should be to a green chemistry technical meeting, training program, or conference. Candidates should consider attending the Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. The award grants cannot be used to partake in the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy.
  • The aspirants must show research or educational interest in green chemistry.

Scholarship Perks:

The shortlisted students will receive an award grant based on the estimated cost of travel, accommodation, and fees associated with the event, worth $2,000. If two Green Fellowships are awarded in any year, one of the awards will be offered to an undergraduate student, and the other to a postgraduate or graduate student.

Method of Application:

  • Applications must be in a single PDF file and should be sent to gci@acs.org with “Breen Fellowship Application – [applicant’s last name]” in the subject line and no longer than six, 8½-by-11-inch pages, written in a font no smaller than 11 points, with margins of at least 1 inch
  • Supporting Documents: The aspirants are expected to present the following documents at the university;
  • A cover page (no more than one page) including:-
  • An aspirant’s name, department, institution (or company), and field of study.
  • The name of aspirant’s faculty advisor (or supervisor) and contact information.
  • The Name, date, and location of the conference or meeting the aspirant is requesting funding to attend.
  • The exact budget for travel expenses, up to $2,000 (including conference registration fees, travel, and accommodations) to participate in the meeting. The award is mailed as a reimbursement check after the conference. Food/meals is not a reimbursable expense.
  • Essay (no more than one page):- by the aspirant concerning their interest in green chemistry, including any previous experience with the field, how they will benefit from participation in the selected conference, and why they should be chosen to receive the award.
  • A CV or résumé not more than two pages in length, as well as:
  • Aspirant’s name, department, institution (or company), and faculty advisor (or supervisor).
  • Aspirant’s mailing address, telephone, and email.
  • A few sentences on the aspirant’s green chemistry teaching or research interests and career plans.
  • Aspirant’s field of study, degrees, education experience, GPA or other measures of class standing, and work experience (if any).
  • The list of recent presentations and publications (if any).
  • Letter of Recommendation: – from the aspirant’s faculty advisor, supervisor, or department chair (no more than two pages in length). The letter may be sent separately or included with the other application materials.

Entry Requirements:

  • You must possess a previous degree certificate with excellent results.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not applicant’s first language, he or she must provide evidence of his or her competence in written and spoken English.

Conclusion

The selected students will receive an award grant based on the estimated cost of travel, accommodation, and fees associated with the event, worth $2,000. If two Green Fellowships are offered in any year, one of the awards will be awarded to an undergraduate student, and the other to a postgraduate or graduate student.

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