The SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry program is dedicated to providing students from around the world an opportunity to help shape the future of chemical information. This September 7-14, be one of 16 Ph.D. students and postdocs awarded for their academic accomplishments, commitment to research and appreciation of chemical information.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible, you must be a current Ph.D. student or postdoctoral researcher in chemistry or related science. You must also be proficient in the principles of information retrieval, analysis and workflow, and have a working knowledge of multiple research information tools.
What are the program dates?
|| Application Deadline
|| Selection Announcement
|| 246th ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis, IN
|| 2013 SciFinder Future Leaders in Columbus, OH
How Do I Apply?
To apply, you must submit a 2013 application form by Sunday, May 5, 2013. Required information includes:
- Contact information
- Graduate program or postdoctoral appointment information
- Letter of recommendation from your advisor or mentor
- Curriculum vitae
(Information collected in the application form is protected by 128 bit SSL encryption.)
The 500- to 1,000-word essay should describe the value of SciFinder to your research. Judging is based on originality and clarity in describing how SciFinder is specifically integrated into your research process. Essays must be written in English.
What is the Award?
The 16 applicants who best demonstrate academic accomplishment, a commitment to research and an appreciation of chemical information will be announced in early June 2013. Each will be awarded the following:
- All-expense-paid trip to Indianapolis, IN to attend the 246th ACS National Meeting and Exposition
- All-expense-paid trip to Columbus, OH
- Certificate of distinction
- $1,000 USD
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.