ACS International Center Archives

Opportunities in the Americas

Archived: March 20, 2014

On March 20, 2014, the ACS International Center webinar series hosted speakers from the organization, as well as representatives from 100,000 Strong in the Americas, a government-funded mission to achieve the exchange of 100,000 students between North and South America.

€80 Billion of Funding for Research in Europe

Archived: February 6, 2014

The European Commission has ~€80 billion of funding for the 7 years to spend on research funding and scientific advancements. This webinar featured key speakers from the European Commission who spoke about which programs are available for you this coming spring 2014.

Speakers and editors from the ACS Publications division talked to listeners about how an article makes it from submission to being published in an English-language journal. Editors Dr. William Tolman, and Dr. David Martinsen discuss the review process and how to prepare a strong submission. 

ACS International REU: Tips & Tricks

Archived: December 5, 2013

The ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) program is accepting applications for the Summer 2014 program. The program awards 17 U.S. undergraduates with up to $10k in airfare, stipends, housing, and more. Application deadlines and other information will be released on Twitter (@ACS_IC) and the website. On December 5, 2013, Dr. Steven Meyers, Program Manager for the ACS IREU, spoke about about eligibility details and the importance of global experience to your future in chemistry. Listen to a recording, or view the presentation slides below.

Boren Awards for International Study

Archived: November 21, 2013

The Boren Awards are administered by The Institute of International Education (IIE), which provides funding of up to $20,000 for U.S. undergraduates and up to $30,000 for graduates to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. For this session, "Boren Awards for International Study", the ACS International Center will host Sarah Gleisner, Outreach Program Manager at the Boren Awards, to speak about the fellowship and scholarship programs, and the benefits of international exchange.

Study Abroad in Japan

Archived: October 30, 2013

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is an independent administrative institution with a mission to promote contributions to science from all fields by disbursing research grants, promoting international scientific collaboration, and advancing university reform.The Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) is an organization that promotes integrally science, technology and innovation through its programs of strategic basic researches, tech-transfer, scientific information, and science education and communication. On October 30, 2013, the ACS International Center webinar series hosted speakers from both of these organizations to speak about opportunities to study abroad in Japan, and the country's recent achievements in the realm of international exchange.

french national center for scientific research CNRS webinar logo

Archived: September 26, 2013

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a public organization under the oversight of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. For this session of the ACS International Center webinar series, Dr. Xavier Morise, Director of the Washington DC Headquarters, will speak about the research landscape in France, and opportunities for scientific research collaboration and funding.

Archived: August 20, 2013

Seeding Labs provides lab equipment and Fellowship training programs to university and research institutions in 17 countries.  The ACS International Center Webinar Series hosts Dr. Nina Dudnik, Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs, to speak about Seeding Labs and how the organization supports the ACS mission to explore the role the scientific community plays in empowering talented scientists in developing countries to conduct life-changing research that facilitates access to medicine, safe water, and education.

European Exchange Programs for International Research

Archived: July 31, 2013

The ACS International Center webinar series hosts speakers from EURAXESS, an initiative brought forth by the European Commission providing information and support to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe. The webinar featured a presentation on the current European research landscape and international trends, as well as highlighted exchange programs.

2014-15 Fulbright Scholar Opportunities for Academics and Professionals in the STEM Fields

Archived: June 27, 2013

The ACS International Center welcomed speakers from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to talk about the long-term and short-term Fulbright grants available in the STEM fields for U.S. Scholars, opportunities for Visiting Scholars to the U.S., and an overview of other Fulbright Programs.

Research Opportunities in Germany

Archived: May 22, 2013

The premiere session of the ACS International Center Webinar Series featured four speakers from the Research in Germany team, comprised of individuals from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to talk about research opportunities in Germany.