Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in
the Chemical Sciences
The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals
and institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical
sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that
promote inclusiveness within the region.
Benefits: The award consists of a medal and a $1,000 grant
to support and further the activities for which the award was
made. The award also will include funding to cover the recipient’s travel expenses to the ACS regional meeting at which the
award will be presented.
Application due: August 1st for Midwest (MWRM), Southeastern (SERMACS), Southwest (SWRM), and Rocky Mountain (RMRM) ACS Regional Meetings
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)
provides opportunities for scientists and engineers to learn
firsthand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills in the federal policy realm.
Benefits: Stipend of $75,000–$100,000 per year, along with
other support including a professional development program,
health care insurance and, in some cases, a travel and professional training allowance and relocation expenses.
Application due: November 1st
ACS ENVR Graduate Service Fellowships
The ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry (ACS ENVR)
has created a program with up to two $500 ACS ENVR
Graduate Service Fellowships to be awarded annually, one for
each National Meeting. The service fellows will be invited to
help the executive board for up to 12 months, and the awards
are intended to get graduate students involved in the ENVR
division. Fellows must be planning to attend an ACS National
Meeting, where they can assist the program chair in helping the meeting to go smoothly. Other tasks may include aid
in compiling updated lists of the Environmental Chemistry
Programs and Curricula available nationally, compiling lists
of grant opportunities, etc. These fellowships are intended to
help build graduate students’ networks and introduce them to
current research in the field.
Application due: July 15th for the Fall National Meeting and
January 15th for the Spring National Meeting
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships
The American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship award
supports the training of researchers who have received a doctoral degree to provide initial funding leading to an independent career in cancer research (including basic, preclinical,
clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services, and health policy research).
Benefits: Awards may be for three years with progressive
stipends of $48,000, $50,000, and $52,000 per year, plus a
$4,000 per year fellowship allowance (an additional $1,500 is
added to the fellowship allowance in the last year to attend the
ACS Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium or a domestic scientific
Application due: October 15th and April 1st
Graduate Student Award in Computational Physical
This graduate student award is to encourage graduate work
in computational chemistry, recognize research accomplishments, and stimulate interest in the Subdivision of Theoretical
Chemistry and the Division of Physical Chemistry (PHYS) of
Benefits: Two awards will be made annually. The first is for up
to 60,000 service units on NCSA’s Teragrid resources and the
second is for up to 30,000 service units.
Application due: October 1st
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes
and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral
degrees at accredited U.S. institutions.
Benefits: Three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a
$12,000 cost-of-education allowance for tuition and fees (paid
to the institution)
Application due: Late October to early November, depending
on specific discipline