Each year, the YCC grants 15 Younger Chemist Leadership Development Awards that support ACS members who are less than 35 years of age to travel to and participate in the annual ACS Leadership Institute and the Leadership Development Workshop. Awards are made on the basis of scientific merit and cover the registration fee, transportation, lodging, and meals associated with attending the Younger Chemist Leadership Development Workshop and the ACS Leadership Institute.
Eligibility: 1) US citizens or permanent residents. 2) Under the age of 35 years of age at the time of application. 3) Current graduate student, post-doc, OR within the first seven (7) years of a professional career. 4) Current ACS member. 5) Have not received a prior award under this program.
Application Deadline: Applications accepted between August 26th and October 1st.