Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) Travel Grant

Grant at a Glance

TypeGrant
Recipient International, Early Career
Category Travel
AmountUp to $1,800
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Purpose

To provide travel and conference funding for early-career chemists from developing countries to attend the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon).

Description

Since 1995, the ACS Committee on International Activities (IAC) has worked with Pittcon and the Wallace Coulter Foundation to facilitate participation at the conference by early career analytical chemists from developing countries. Funding from Pittcon and its sponsoring organizations subsidizes the travel costs of attendees and also provides complimentary conference registration and complimentary hotel rooms for the participants. Nominees represent industry, government, and academia.

The grant covers the following for all participants:

  • Round trip economy class air travel up to $1,400
  • Five-night shared hotel accommodations during the conference
  • Complimentary conference registration
  • A $400.00 allowance for meals, local expenses, and airport transfers
  • Travel medical insurance coverage

Eligibility

Open to any early-career chemists who are citizens of the designated region of focus. The region of focus changes every year.

ACS members are given preference as applicants, though ACS membership is not required.

Deadline

Fall 2022

How to Apply

Visit the Pittcon Travel Grant webpage to access the application.

Sponsor

  • Wallace Coulter Foundation 
  • Pittcon

Contact Information

ACS Global Outreach – intlacts@acs.org

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