The «Platform Chemistry» of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) and the Swiss Society for Food and Environmental Chemistry (SSFEC) announce the «2013 SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel Award». 

The award includes a contribution of CHF 750 towards the cost of active participation in the form of a poster or oral contribution at an international conference in field of the chemical sciences. A total of 45 awards will be made to selected doctoral students from Swiss Universities and Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology. Selection will be based primarily on scientific accomplishment and on the submitted conference abstract.

Applications must include:

1. Conference announcement

2. Scientific conference abstract

3. Curriculum vitae and list of publications

4. Signed letter of support from the PhD advisor

The application package (as a single PDF file in the above order) should be sent via email to before the deadline of March 31, 2013.

More information can be found at 


David Spichiger, SCG