Grants in Aid
The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) will provide Grants-in Aid of $350 to each of four undergraduates to enable them to attend the 251st ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017 and to present a paper at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session in the Division of Chemical Education. The institutions of the successful applicants are expected to match the award.
Eligibility:
Applications will be accepted from undergraduate students at colleges and universities within the Northeastern Section of the ACS. The student must be a chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or molecular biology major in good standing with at least junior status, and must be currently engaged in undergraduate research.
Professor Marietta Schwartz
Department of Chemistry
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulebard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Phone: 617-287-6146
Fax: 617-287-6030
Email: marietta.schwartz@umb.edu
Notification:
Applicants will be notified by e-mail on October 15, 2016. Those awarded the Grants-in-Aid will receive payment from the Northeastern Section after the ACS meeting.
Application:
Application forms are available by clicking the links on this page. The deadline for receipt of completed applications by Professor Marietta Schwartz, the Chair of the Education Committee, was October 3, 2016.
The deadline for electronic submission of abstracts to the American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C. is October 26, 2016, 11:59 PM.
 

Travel Grants-in-Aid
The Education Committee has awarded a Grant-in-Aid of $350 to one undergraduate at the colleges and universities within the Northeastern Section to enable the students to attend the ACS National Meeting in San Diego, California (March 2016), to present a paper at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session in the Division of Chemical Education. Matching funds have been committed by the institution to support the student’s travel. The recipient is also required to participate in the Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference (NSCRC) in April 2016.
The awardee, research supervisor, and the title of the paper is as follows:
  • Hailey Butman, Emmanuel College (Prof. Christine Jaworek-Lopes), Dermatological Phantom Study of PY74.
Applications for the travel stipend are accepted from students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or molecular biology who are in good standing with at least junior status, and are currently engaged in undergraduate research. Abstracts for the Undergraduate Research Poster Session were required to be submitted by electronic transmission to the ACS National Headquarters by October 26, 2015 (11:59 pm EST).