26th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Student Awards

Support your travel to GC&E!

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® manages several awards that can be used to travel to the GC&E Conference.

  • Heh-Won Chang PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry ($5,000 award)
    The Heh-Won Chang Fellowship provides financial support to full-time graduate students conducting research in green chemistry. Students must present their research at the G&CE Conference. Funds may be used for any purpose, including conference travel, professional development and living expenses, while the recipient is in graduate school. All full-time graduate students across the globe who are currently conducting research in green chemistry and have at least one full year of study remaining in their graduate program are eligible. The application deadline is Friday, December 31, 2021.

  • Joseph Breen Memorial Award (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. The application closed on Friday, October 8, 2021.

  • 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.The application deadline closed on Friday, October 8, 2021.

  • 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. The application deadline closed on Friday, October 8, 2021.
Hancock Award Poster Presenter

2016 Hancock Winner

Breen Award Poster Presenter

2016 Breen Winner

Hancock Award Poster Presenter

2019 Hancock Award Winner

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Key Dates

  • January 3, 2022: Call for Abstracts opens
  • February 14, 2022: Call for Abstracts closes
  • February 15, 2022: Early Registration & Housing Open
  • April 30, 2022: Early Registration Closes
  • May 1, 2022: General Registration Opens
  • May 14, 2022: Housing Deadline
  • June 6-8, 2022: Conference
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