Applications for the 2014 CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence

The scholarship program of the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is designed to reward graduate and postdoctoral students in chemical information and related sciences for scientific excellence and to foster their involvement in CINF.

Up to four scholarships valued at $1,000 each will be presented at the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA, August 10 – August 14, 2014. Applicants must be enrolled at a certified college or university, and they will present a poster during the Welcoming Reception of the Division on Sunday evening at the National Meeting.  Additionally, they will have the option to also show their poster at the Sci-Mix session on Monday night.  Abstracts for the poster must be submitted electronically through PACS, the abstract submission system of ACS.

To apply, please inform the Chair of the selection committee, Guenter Grethe at ggrethe@att.net that you are applying for a scholarship. Submit your abstract to http://abstracts.acs.org using your ACS ID.  If you do not have an ACS ID, follow the registration instructions and submit your abstract in the CINF program for the session “CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence”.  PACS will be open for abstract submissions from January 13 to March 24, 2014. Additionally, please send a 2,000-word abstract describing the work to be presented in electronic form to the Chair of the selection committee by June 20, 2014.  Any questions related to applying for one of the scholarships should be directed to the same e-mail address.

Winners will be chosen based on contents, presentation and relevance of the poster and they will be announced during the reception.  The contents shall reflect upon the student’s work and describe research in the field of cheminformatics and related sciences.

Guenter Grethe

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