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Educational Grants/ Awards

Purpose: Improving chemical education in the geographic area served by the local section (OH: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland and Warren counties; KY: Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties; IN: Dearborn and Ohio counties).

Eligibility: Any member (teachers, students, industrial chemists, etc.) of the chemical community in the service area of the section. Grants will be awarded for such activities as attending educational workshops, participation in summer research programs, innovative education programs, instructional equipment, etc.

Nominations: No school or organization will be allowed to receive more than one grant per calendar year. Within one year from the time the grant is awarded, a report describing the use of the funds and the impact that the project had on improving chemical is expected to be forwarded to the committee chairperson.

Funds will generally not be awarded for the purchase of common supplies or chemicals. Grants will be limited to $1500; exceptional proposals will be considered for larger amounts.

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