The «Platform Chemistry» of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) announce the 2020 «Chemistry Travel Award».

The award includes a contribution of CHF 1000 towards the cost of an active participation (poster or oral presentation) at an international conference between 15 May 2020 and  14 May 2021 in any field of the chemical sciences. Up to 45 awards will be given to selected doctoral students from Swiss research institutions. Selection will be based primarily on scientific accomplishments and on the submitted conference abstract.

Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Conference announcement
  2. Scientific conference abstract
  3. Curriculum vitae and list of publications
  4. Signed letter of recommendation from the PhD advisor

The application package (as a single PDF file in the above order) should be submitted  using the online application form before the deadline of 31 March 2020.The award can only be won once in a lifetime – winners of previous years are excluded.There is no limitation of winners per research group. 

Further information as well as the application form can be found at:


David Spichiger, SCS