Chemistry Travel Award

Through the «Chemistry Travel Award», contributions towards the cost of participation at an international conference in the chemical sciences are granted to selected PhD students. The award is sponsored by the «Platform Chemistry» of the SCNAT and the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS).


2017 «Chemistry Travel Award»

The «Platform Chemistry» of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) announce the 2017 «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 2017 and 14 May 2018 in any field of the chemical sciences. Up to 40 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 2017 Chemistry Travel Award will be open in early 2017:

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 recommendation from the PhD advisor

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

link will be published here in the beginning of 2017

The deadline is: 31 March 2017 (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.

Past «Chemistry Travel Awards»: