Chemistry Travel Award

Mit dem «Chemistry Travel Award» werden exzellente Doktoranden im Bereich der Chemie ausgezeichnet und ihre Teilnahme an einer internationalen Konferenz wird unterstützt. Getragen wird  er von der «Platform Chemistry» der SCNAT, der Scheizerischen Chemischen Gesellschaft (SCG) und von der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Lebensmittelchemie (SGLC).


2016 «Chemistry Travel Award»

The «Platform Chemistry» of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) and the Swiss Society for Food Chemistry (SSFC) announce the 2016 «Chemistry Travel Award»:

The award includes a contribution of CHF 1000 towards the cost of an active participation (poster or oral presentation) at an international conference of three days or more between 15 May 2016 and 14 May 2017 in any field of the chemical sciences. Up to 46 awards will be distributed to selected doctoral students from Swiss research institutions. Selection will be based primarily on scientific accomplishments and on the submitted conference abstract.

Application for the 2016 Chemistry Travel Award is now closed:

Applications must include all of the following:

1.  Conference announcement
2.  Abstract that has been or will be submitted to the conference
3.  Curriculum vitae and list of publications
4.  Signed letter of support from the PhD advisor

The application package (as a single PDF file in the above order) should be submitted using this online application form:


The deadline was: 31 March 2016 (23:59)

  • Only applications in English will be considered.
  • The award can only be won once in a lifetime – winners of previous years are excluded.
  • There is no limitation of winners per research group.
  • The award money will be paid upon presentation of a confirmation of attendance from the conference.

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