Biological Chemistry

GRANTS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS

Award / Funder: Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM) – National Science Foundation
Description: To establish innovative programs to engage undergraduates in a year-round research and mentoring activity. Particular emphasis will be placed on broadening participation of members of groups historically underrepresented in science and engineering.
Deadline: Preliminary Proposal Deadline Date: Third Tuesday in September, Annually; Full Proposal Deadline Date:First Tuesday in March, Annually
Link: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=500036

Award / Funder: Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences – American Chemical Society
Description: For individuals / institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly fostered programs that result in increased numbers of person from underrepresented minority groups, including racial/ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, and women – that participate in the chemical enterprise.
Deadline: March 1 – Spring / Summer Regional Meetings; July 1 – Fall Regional Meetings
Link: http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_ARTICLEMAIN&node_id=1166&content_id=WPCP_012040&use_sec=true&sec_url_var

Award / Funder: Radcliffe Institute Fellowships
Description: Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. In recognition of Radcliffe’s historic contributions to the education of women and to the study of issues related to women, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants’ projects need not focus on gender. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply. The Radcliffe Institute seeks to build a community of fellows that is diverse in every way.
Deadline: The deadline for applicants in humanities, social sciences, and creative arts is 1 October. The deadline for applicants in natural sciences and mathematics is 15 November.
Link: http://www.radcliffe.edu/fellowships/apply.aspx?CFID=9896908&CFTOKEN=94185560

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsor / Organizer / Event / Publication: American Chemical Society / Women Chemists Committee – Overcoming Challenges Award
Description: Cash and travel expenses to attend the ACS Fall National Meeting to a woman undergraduate pursuing a major or minor, who has completed one semester of college-level chemistry, for her efforts in overcoming hardship (economic, personal, or academic) to achieve success in chemistry.
Deadline: 4/1/2011
Link: http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_ARTICLEMAIN&node_id=1166&content_id=WPCP_010370&use_sec=true&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=7636537a-3572-4787-9db5-8a6a0ed38abe