Thursday, April 12, 2012

Want money?

Scholarships, grants, and awards may be hard to find, but with a closer look at some webpages using search engines, one would be able to win one or more of these. Below is a compilation of some scholarships, grants, and awards students can apply for besides the ones administered and given by AOCS.

Tony B. Academic Travel Award
Travel award for students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty doing research in laboratory automation.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement  
Provides scholarships and financial assistance based on merit and/or need.

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships
Open to qualified minorities in a technical degree program at the bachelor’s level or above.

Pioneer Hi-Bred
Scholarships and fellowships related to plant breeding and genetics at the graduate level.

Bayer Foundation
Open to students in their advanced study period to pursue studies in Germany.

American Chemical Society Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Withycombe-Charalambous Award   
Open to all year-to-be-degreed graduate students doing advanced research in areas of food and agricultural chemistry.

Teranishi Graduate Fellowship in Food Chemistry
Beginning graduate students showing promise of excellent research career in food chemistry.

Iota Sigma Pi: Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Research  
Annual award to recognize research achievement in chemistry or biochemistry by a woman in graduate school.

Amgen Scholars Program  
Supports selected students in premiere research experiences and related activities; it enables students to explore connections between their undergraduate major areas of study and graduate or professional work.

P.E.O. Sisterhood: International Peace Scholarship Fund
Annual award to provide grants-in-aid for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA): Pre and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
To support the training, research, and careers of young pharmaceutical scientists by awarding competitive grants and fellowships.

Various (Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships & Postdoctoral Awards)
List of nationally coveted college scholarships, graduate fellowships, and postdoctoral awards.

Besides the list above, students should also remember that large agencies such as NSF, NIH, DOE, ACS, and AHA are good resources for financial assistance. Moreover, students are also encouraged to visit their university or department website to inquire about possible scholarship opportunities.


Not a student and still want money?
Don't worry, we haven't forgotten you! AOCS is currently offering two promotions open to all.

Member Get A Member Program
Find out more and get links to applications here.

Executive Fast Track Referral Program
Refer a colleague and get $50 AOCS gift certificate.

Good luck!

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