Future Leaders Program

The 2019 CAS Future Leaders Program!

Join an elite group of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world to blaze a trail toward scientific leadership. The 2019 CAS Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with essential scientific, business and leadership training and a trip to the ACS National Meeting & Exposition, one of the most respected scientific meetings in the world.

Our call for applications is now closed. Look for our announcement of the 2019 CAS Future Leaders this May!

August 19-24, 2019
CAS Future Leaders
Columbus, Ohio

August 25-29, 2019
ACS National Meeting
San Diego, California

 

Join an elite group of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world to blaze a trail toward scientific leadership. The 2019 CAS Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with essential scientific, business and leadership training and a trip to the ACS National Meeting & Exposition, one of the most respected scientific meetings in the world.

Our call for applications is now closed. Look for our announcement of the 2019 CAS Future Leaders this May!

August 19-24, 2019
CAS Future Leaders
Columbus, Ohio

August 25-29, 2019
ACS National Meeting
San Diego, California

 

Join our global network of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers in chemistry and related sciences.

171 alumni
35 countries/regions

Why should I apply?

The CAS Future Leaders program will help you advance your career and make meaningful impacts in science.

  • Connections: Invaluable networking opportunities with peer scientists and renowned leaders
  • Perspectives: Inspiration from science-industry thought leaders, entrepreneurs and professional communicators
  • Insights: Exclusive leadership training and access to the expertise behind SciFindern, the world’s premier scientific information solution

Learn more about why you should apply from our alumni:

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 2019. Each will receive:

  • Paid trip to CAS headquarters in Columbus, OH
  • Paid trip to San Diego, CA to attend the ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting & Exposition
  • 3-year ACS membership
  • Certificate of distinction
  • $1,000 USD

Questions?

See our Terms & Conditions for additional information, and if you have any questions, please contact the CAS Future Leaders Team at futureleaders@cas.org.

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