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Funding & Awards

  • 9/1/2012

    RSC Nyholm Prize for Education

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    The Nyholm Prize for Education recognises a major national or international research or innovation contribution to the field of chemical science education.

    Rules and Criteria

    • Run biennially
    • Open to everyone without restrictions
    • Candidates are NOT permitted to nominate themselves
    • A two page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria
    • Nominations open on 1 September 2012
    • Nominations close on 15 January 2013
    • Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Sub-Committee
    • Prize winner receives £5000, a medal and a certificate  

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  • 9/1/2011

    Advancing Green Chemistry Science Communication Fellowship

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    Advancing Green Chemistry in partnership with Environmental Health Sciences is offering a Science Communication Fellowship designed to teach and improve a scientist’s communication and outreach skills early in their professional careers. Fellows practice writing, presenting and publishing accessible summaries of important new research results.

    -Open to post doctoral researchers and junior faculty with active research programs related to Green Chemistry.
    -Written and oral English fluency
    •Location within North American time zones preferred

    Nominations are currently open
    Applications are due October 15, 2011

     

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  • 9/1/2011

    RSC Corday-Morgan Prizes

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    The Corday-Morgan Prizes are awarded for the most meritorious contributions to chemistry.

    Rules & Criteria:

    • Run annually
    • Up to three prizes are available
    • Candidates should be 40 years of age or below at the closing date.  The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.   
    • Candidates may NOT nominate themselves
    • Candidates should be working in the UK
    • One page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, website URL, summary of education and career, a list of 5 relevant publications, total numbers of publications and patents
    • A one page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria
    • Name and contact details of two independent referees required who will be contacted by the RSC - these may not include people at the same institution as the candidate or the candidate's post-doc or PhD supervisor
    • Winners receive £5000, a medal and a certificate
    • Nominations open on 1 September 2011
    • Nominations close on 15 January 2012
    • Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Sub-Committee 

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  • 9/1/2011

    RSC Green Chemistry Award

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    The Green Chemistry Award is for the design, development or implementation of novel chemical products or processes which have the potential to reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.

    Rules and Criteria

    • Run biennially
    • Open to everyone without restrictions
    • Candidates are NOT permitted to nominate themselves
    • One page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, website URL, summary of education and career, a list of 5 relevant publications, total numbers of publications and patents
    • A one page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
    • Nominations open 1 September 2011
    • Nominations close 15 January 2012
    • Award winner will be chosen by the Environment, Sustainability and Energy Forum Awards Committee
    • Award winner receives £2000, a medal and a certificate  

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  • 9/1/2011

    RSC Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prizes

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    The Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prizes are awarded for the most meritorious and promising original investigations in chemistry and published results of those investigations.

    Rules & Criteria

    • Run annually
    • Up to three prizes are available
    • Candidates are NOT permitted to nominate themselves
    • Candidates should be 32 years of age or below on 31st January 2011.  The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.
    • Candidates should be working in the UK
    • One page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, website URL, summary of education and career, a list of 5 relevant publications, total numbers of publications and patents
    • A one page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
    • Name and contact details of two referees required who will be contacted by the RSC - these may include the candidate's post-doc or PhD supervisor
    • Winners receive £5000, a medal and a certificate
    • Nominations open on 1 September 2011
    • Nominations close on 15 January 2012
    • Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Sub-Committee     

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  • 9/1/2011

    RSC Interdisciplinary Prizes

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    The Interdisciplinary Prizes are awarded for work at the interface between chemistry and other disciplines.

    Rules and Criteria

    • Run annually
    • Up to two prizes are available
    • Open to residents of the UK and Republic of Ireland only
    • Candidates are NOT  permitted to nominate themselves
    • One page CV for the candidate, which should include the details listed in the Information for Nominators of Prizes, which can be viewed through the link on this page
    • A two page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
    • Nominations open on 1 September 2011
    • Nominations close on 15 January 2012
    • Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Sub-Committee
    • Prize winner receives £5000, a medal and a certificate

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  • 9/1/2011

    RSC Tilden Prizes

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    The Tilden Prizes are awarded for advances in chemistry.

    Rules & Criteria

    • Run annually
    • Up to three prizes are available
    • Candidates may NOT nominate themselves
    • Candidates should be in mid-career, i.e. aged 55 or under.  The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.
    • Candidates should be working in the UK
    • A supporting statement of no longer than one A4 side, addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
    • A one page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, summary of education and career, list of 5 publications, total numbers of publications and patents, and other indicators of esteem and evidence of independence
    • Nominations open on 1 September 2011
    • Nominations close on 15 January 2012
    • Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Sub-Committee
    • Winners receive £5000, a medal and certificate.     

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  • 7/19/2011

    RSC Beilby Medal and Prize

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    The Beilby Medal and Prize recognises work of exceptional practical significance in chemical engineering, applied materials science, energy efficiency or a related field.

    Rules and Criteria

    • Run annually
    • Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves
    • Preference will be given to those candidates under the age of 40 at the closing date.  The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.
    • The award is open to both RSC/SCI/IoM3 members and non-members and candidates based in the UK and internationally.
    • Nominations open 19 July 2011
    • Nominations close 31 December 2011
    • Award winner receives £1000, a medal and a certificate 

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  • 2/11/2011

    The ENERGY GLOBE Award

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    The ENERGY GLOBE Award is today’s most prominent environmental award worldwide. It is awarded on an international level annually in five categories under the title ENERGY GLOBE World Award for Sustainability. In addition, the national awards annually distinguish the best projects in each of more than 100 participating nations.
     
    The submitted projects are reported worldwide via television and Internet. The awards are presented by VIPs such as Kofi Annan, Mikhail Gorbachev, EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso; top actors such as Martin Sheen, Aamir Khan and Peter Falk; and pop stars such as Alanis Morissette, Dionne Warwick, Robin Gibb and Zucchero. International winners in the categories Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth each receive 10,000 euro in prize money. All national winners are invited to the international Gala.
     
    Any sustainable project is welcome. No project is too large or too small.
     
    Submission documents can be found at www.energyglobe.info
     
    Please send your project documents by 17 June 2011 to:
    Energy Globe, Muehlbach 7, 4801 Traunkirchen, Austria
    or online to: contact@energyglobe.info

  • 2/1/2011

    Funding Available for Installation Energy Technology

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    ARLINGTON, VA, February 1, 2011—The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), supports the demonstration of technologies that address priority DoD installation energy requirements.  ESTCP demonstrations are conducted under operational conditions at DoD installations.  The demonstrations are intended to generate supporting cost and performance data needed for validation of the technology.   The goal is to enable promising technologies to receive end user acceptance and be fielded and commercialized more rapidly.
     
    ESTCP is seeking innovative installation energy technology demonstrations as candidates for funding in FY2012.  This solicitation requests pre-proposals via Calls for Proposals to DoD organizations and Federal (Non-DoD) organizations and via a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Private Sector organizations
    ESTCP requests pre-proposals for the following topics:
    (1)   Smart Micro-grids and Energy Storage to Increase Energy Security on DoD Installations;
    (2)   Renewable Energy Generation on DoD Installations;
    (3)   Advanced Component Technologies to Improve Building Energy Efficiency;
    (4)   Advanced Building Energy Management and Control; and
    (5)   Tools and Processes for Design, Assessment and Decision-making Associated with Energy Use and Management.    
    The due date for all pre-proposals is Thursday, March 24, 2011.  More information about the solicitation, including instructions and deadlines, is available on the SERDP and ESTCP web site atwww.serdp-estcp.org/Funding-Opportunities/ESTCP-Solicitations/Installation-Energy-Solicitation.
     
    WEBINAR FOR THE ESTCP ENERGY SOLICITATION – February 10: ESTCP Director Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee will conduct an online seminar “ESTCP Energy Funding Opportunities” on February 10, 2011, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.  This “how to play” briefing will offer valuable information for those interested in new ESTCP funding opportunities related to energy topics.  During the online seminar, participants may ask questions about the funding process, the current ESTCP solicitation, and the proposal submission process.  Pre-registration for this webinar is required. To register, visit https://cc.readytalk.com/r/gk1t8vm3s4tn.  If you have difficulty registering, please contact the ESTCP Office at jbunger@hgl.com or by telephone at 703-696-2126.

  • 10/4/2010

    Green Chemistry Institute Student Travel Award

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    Application Deadline: October 15, 2010

    The America Chemical Society?s Green Chemistry Institute® is offering a new travel award for excellent students in high school, undergraduate, or graduate programs.

    The Ciba Travel Awards in Green Chemistry is an annual award. The award sponsors the participation of students (high school, undergraduate, and graduate students) in an American Chemical Society (ACS) technical meeting, conference or training program, having a significant green chemistry or sustainability component, to expand the students? education in green chemistry. The awards are funded by interest income from the Ciba Green Chemistry Student Endowment that was established in 2009. The award amount is based on estimated travel expenses, up to $2000.

    To apply, students need to send a story related to interest in green chemistry, reducing or eliminating toxic waste into the environment, or a past experience and the student could win a student travel award to attend an event hosted by the American Chemical Society.

    For details about the award, how to apply, and travel locations, visit http://bit.ly/9k6afG.

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  • 9/17/2010

    8th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability
    Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the
    P3 Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and
    design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability
    of human society. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific
    principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3
    Awards program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by
    achieving the mutual goals of economic prosperity, protection of the planet,
    and improved quality of life for its people-- people, prosperity, and the
    planet – the three pillars of sustainability. The EPA offers the P3
    competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the world while
    moving towards the goal of sustainability. Please see the P3 website
    (http://www.epa.gov/P3) for more details about this program.

    http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2011/2011_p3.html



  • 8/23/2010

    Request for Proposals for the 2011 ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Research Grant

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    The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable requests submission of proposals for review for work on targeted research areas (see attached).  Proposals will be accepted from public and private institutions of higher education worldwide.

    One grant will be awarded with the total award limited to $150,000 for a grant period of 12 to 24 months. The selection process will be divided into a pre-proposal and a full proposal phase. Pre- proposals are due to the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 5 p.m. (EDT), no exceptions. Pre-proposals not received by the deadline will not be considered.

    For additional information:  Instructions

  • 4/15/2010

    Computational Toxicology: Biologically-Based Multi-Scale Modeling

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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications for research in developing quantitative, dose-response models to elucidate the associations between environmental agents and toxicity pathways across multiple scales of biological organization. Additionally, this solicitation calls for research into ways in which the data underlying these models can be managed and shared for easier access, interpretation and use by the broader community of researchers and risk assessors.

    For More Information Visit the EPA Website