ACS DivCHED International Activities Travel Award

The Division of Chemical Education funds a Travel Award each year in support of a division member who presents and fully participates in an international chemical education conference held outside the US or DivCHED international members to attend a conference in the US. The awardee will have the responsibility to communicate information and insights gained at the conference to the membership through available CHED publications and by postings on the DivCHED website (http://www.divched.org). The award of up to $2000.00 is made for the following year.

Eligibility

The applicant must be a member of the Division of Chemical Education and be a full-time college, university, or high school faculty member. Faculty members, especially junior faculty, are eligible. Those who have not had the opportunity to attend an international meeting in chemical education will receive preference but all applications are welcome.

The selected applicant will be announced by January 15 each year. An alternate will be selected in case the original awardee is not able to attend.

Plan for dissemination of information from the conference to CHED members, including submission of a report to the CHED IAC Chair within three months of attendance at the conference. The report should be suitable for publication in the CHED Newsletter and for posting on the CHED website.

No more than 3 pages. PDF file upload.

One letter of endorsement from a supervisor (for example: department chair, dean, principal, headmaster). PDF upload.

Must include the amount of aid requested and sources of all supplemental funds. PDF upload.

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