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Thursday, May 29, 2014
NSF Scholarship to attend Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
Apply Now for the 2014 NSF Student Scholarships!
The ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), is making available scholarship opportunities for students to attend the 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) in North Bethesda, Maryland,June 17-19, 2014and the GC&E Student Workshop onMonday, June 16, 2014in Washington, DC.
The NSF Scholars program will reimburse students for travel, accommodations, and registrations fee, up to a maximum of $1000. Eligibility includes undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral students registered in an accredited U.S. college or university. Limited scholarships are available so apply now!
Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your understanding of sustainable and green chemistry and engineering!
The GC&E Student Workshop –Monday, June 16, 2014–Located at the American Chemical Society headquarters in Washington DC, this hands on workshop will help students understand how to evaluate the impact of chemicals and syntheses and choose greener options for their own research or labs. The workshop will be led by Dr. Marty Mulvihill (University of California - Berkeley) along with Dr. Marie Bourgeois (Professor, University of South Florida), Dr. Douglas Raynie (Professor, South Dakota State University), and Dr. David Constable (ACS GCI).
The 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference –June 17-19, 2014–Students will learn about the innovations and applications of green chemistry and engineering that are contributing towards designing a more sustainable world. The conference program includes over 30 technical sessions, daily keynotes, a careers workshop, a student poster competition, and opportunity to network at the opening night reception.