To recognize an individual* undergraduate for her efforts in overcoming hardship to achieve success in chemistry.
*This includes women (both cis and trans) and persons assigned female at birth (AFAB). For more information regarding the gender inclusive language used in this document, please visit the ACS Inclusivity Style Guide.
One award is offered annually. The awardee receives a monetary prize of $250 and up to $1,000 for travel expenses to attend the ACS Fall Meeting. The awardee is presented with a plaque and recognized at the WCC Luncheon at the fall meeting.
Applicant must be an individual* undergraduate currently enrolled in a two-year chemistry-related program or pursuing a major or minor in a four-year chemistry program at a school that does not grant doctorates in chemistry. Applicant must have completed one semester of college-level chemistry.
Applicant must demonstrate that she has overcome hardships (economic, personal, or academic) in pursuit of her education.
Applicants are reviewed on:
Application packages must include:
*Individual = this includes women (both cis and trans) and persons assigned female at birth (AFAB). For more information regarding the gender inclusive language used in this document, please visit the ACS Inclusivity Style Guide.
American Chemical Society
Women Chemists Committee
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