NOS Travel Awards

For undergraduate students: The Division of Organic Chemistry will provide up to thirty travel awards ($500/award) for undergraduate students to help cover registration and expenses for the 47th National Organic Chemistry Symposium at UC San Diego. Student applicants must be engaged in at least one significant research project, and have the intent to enter graduate school in chemistry. They are encouraged to be members (or affiliate members) of the Division of Organic Chemistry. The award recipient must present a poster at the meeting. The deadline to apply is April 30th.

For faculty at PUIs: The Division of Organic Chemistry will provide up to ten Awards ($600/award) to faculty at undergraduate institutions to cover registration and a portion of expenses for the 47th National Organic Chemistry Symposium at UC San Diego. Applicants must be research-active faculty members at primarily undergraduate institutions. They are encouraged to be members (or affiliate members) of the Division of Organic Chemistry. Awardees are required to present a poster at the symposium. The deadline to apply is April 30th.

For graduate students: The Division of Organic Chemistry will provide up to fifteen travel awards ($500/award) for graduate students to help cover registration and expenses for the 47th National Organic Chemistry Symposium at UC San Diego. Applicants are encouraged to be members (or affiliate members) of the Division of Organic Chemistry. The award recipient must present a poster at the meeting. The deadline to apply is May 31st.

Submittal Process:

You will need to submit your application as a single PDF file. Please name the file using the following format:

Yourlastname_Yourfirstname_NOS_TravelAward.pdf.
For example: Smith_John_NOS_TravelAward.pdf.

Your file should have the following parts in the following order:

1) A brief biographical sketch with a description of relevant research experience;
2) A copy of the confirmation email indicating that you have successfully submitted a poster to the 47th NOS;
3) A letter of support from the applicant’s research advisor, which should include relevant GPA/grade information (only required for travel awards for students);
4) Your resume/CV.

Note: On 4/19/2022 we removed this requirement: “A memo from the department chair stating that you are the only applicant from this institution for this award.”

To combine PDF files, you might consider using: http://www.pdfmerge.com No other documentation is required or allowed. Applicants must submit their own online application
The deadline for Undergraduate Student and PUI Faculty NOS Travel Award applications is April 30th, 2022.  You can submit applications HERE.

The deadline for Graduate Student  NOS Travel Award applications is May 31st,  2022.  You can submit applications HERE.
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