Graduate and postdoctoral students are invited to apply for the „2011 FIZ CHEMIE-CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence“ until March 28, 2011. The scholarship program of the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) funded by FIZ CHEMIE honors innovative ideas of the next generation of international researchers. It is given to young scientists who make considerable contributions to the field of chemical information thus advancing computer-aided preparation and the use of chemical knowledge. The award is also designed to foster students’ involvement in CINF.
Up to three Scholarships valued at $1,000 each will be awarded at the 240th ACS National Meeting in Denver, CO, August 28 – September 1, 2011. Applicants must be enrolled at a certified college or university. They have to present a poster during the Welcoming Reception of the division on Sunday evening at the National Meeting. Additionally, they can show their poster at the Sci-Mix session on Monday night. Winners will be announced during the reception. Winning posters will be marked „Winner of FIZ CHEMIE-CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence“.
Abstracts for the poster to apply for the „FIZ CHEMIE-CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence“ must be submitted electronically through PACS, the new abstract submission system of ACS, before March 28, 2011. (
All entries will be judged by the following criteria: contents, presentation and relevance of the posters. The contents shall reflect upon the student’s work and describe research in the field of cheminformatics and related sciences.
PACS to enter abstracts: to
For additional Information
CINF Selection Committee Chair
Dr. Guenter Grethe
Postfach 12 03 37
10593 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 39977-217
About FIZ CHEMIE
FIZ CHEMIE is a non-profit organization supported by the German federal and state governments with the primary task of providing those in science, education and industry with high-quality information services for general chemistry, chemical technology and related fields. The organization is certified according to the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 quality standard. FIZ CHEMIE maintains relationships with research and information institutes in Germany and abroad and has marketing agreements with partner organizations around the world. The technical information center is committed to the advancement and integration of technical information for chemistry at national and international levels. FIZ CHEMIE is an institute for the scientific infrastructure in the Leibniz Scientific Community (Leibnizgemeinschaft WGL)
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