Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship in Green Chemistry

Sponsor: ACS International Endowment Fund. The award is administered by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®.

  • To apply: review the application guidelines, downloadable from this page
  • Deadline: February 1 of each year

Purpose: To sponsor a young international green chemistry scholar to participate in an international green chemistry technical meeting, conference or training program.

Nature: The award is a travel reimbursement up to a limit decided by the award judges. The amount of the award is based on the estimated cost of travel, accommodation, and fees associated with the event.

Eligibility: “Young” international scholar is defined as undergraduate students, graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and above, but below the level of Assistant Professor and within the first seven years of a professional career. Applicants residing within the U.S. or abroad are eligible for this award. The applicant must demonstrate research or educational interest in green chemistry.

Establishment & Support: The American Chemical Society (ACS) established the Joseph Breen Memorial Fund through the ACS International Endowment Fund in 2000. This fund commemorates Joe Breen’s commitment and accomplishments for the advancement of green chemistry.

Read more about Joe Breen, a founder of the worldwide green chemistry movement and the first Director of the Green Chemistry Institute.

Contact Information

ACS Green Chemistry Institute®
gci@acs.org