Chang, Breen, Ciba and Hancock Student Awards

The ACS Green Chemistry InstituteĀ® manages several travel awards that can be used to travel to the GC&E Conference. Applications for the 2021 Chang, Breen, Hancock and Ciba Awards are now open. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 9, 2020.

  • Heh-Won Chang Green Chemistry Fellowship ($5,000)
    The Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry provides financial support to full-time graduate students conducting research in green chemistry. The funds may be used for any purpose, including conference travel, professional development, and living expenses, while the recipient is in graduate school. Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship awardees receive a one-time payment of $5,000. The Fellowship is non-renewable. full-time graduate students across the globe who are currently conducting research in green chemistry; applicants must have at least one full year of study remaining in their graduate program.
  • Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship (up to $2,000)
    Reimburses travel expenses up to $2,000 for attendance in a green chemistry technical meeting, conference or training program. Undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and young professionals, both international and domestic, are eligible.
  • Kenneth Hancock Memorial Award ($1,000 award plus $1,000 travel stipend)
    Award for outstanding contributions to green chemistry research & education. The award is announced at GC&E and awardees should present at the conference. Travel and registration to GC&E is reimbursable up to $1,000. The award is open to undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of citizenship or country of study.
  • Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry (up to $2,000)
    Reimburses travel expenses up to $2,000 for U.S. high school, undergraduate and graduate students to attend an American Chemical Society (ACS) technical meeting, conference or training program.