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Check back in early 2017 to learn how you can apply for the 2017 SciFinder Future Leaders program. 

Why should I apply?

Building a thriving career in science requires a solid foundation. So when you have the opportunity of a lifetime to acquire key elements of success, you don’t pass it up.

  • Expand your professional network as you engage scientists from all over the world.
  • Develop your SciFinder proficiency and master professional skills to help advance your career.
  • Increase your knowledge and exchange ideas about current and future research solutions.
  • Tour centers of innovation and technology to broaden your understanding of the scientific enterprise.

Build your career, help shape the future of research information and attend one of the most respected scientific meetings in the world. Apply for the 2017 SciFinder Future Leaders program in early 2017!

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. See our Terms & Conditions for additional information.

What are the program dates?

Early 2017

Call for Applications


Selection Announcement

August 14-19

SciFinder Future Leaders program in Columbus, OH

August 20-24

254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC


What is the award?

The applicants who best demonstrate academic accomplishment, a commitment to research and an appreciation of research information will be announced in May 2017. Each will be awarded the following:

  • All-expense-paid trip to Columbus, OH
  • All-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC to attend the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
  • Certificate of distinction
  • $1,000 USD

For additional information, see the program Terms & Conditions. If you have any questions, please contact

Future Leaders

 Media Contact

 Name: Rhonda Ross
 Phone: 614-447-3624