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2013-2014 ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD) Awards

Posted on: September 12, 2013

The Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is proud to offer five awards for 2013-2014. These awards are geared towards undergraduate students (1 award), graduate students (2 awards) as well as young scientists (1 award) and seasoned professionals (1 award) doing research in the field of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The AGFD Awards are as follows:

The Undergraduate Student Research Symposium Award  The application deadline is October 31, 2013.
Finalists will be chosen to present their research at the 2014 ACS Spring Meeting in Dallas, Texas. Each finalist will receive $1,000 for travel expenses and a chance to win a cash award of $750 for the First Place winner and $250 for the Second Place winner.

The Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium Award  The application deadline is October 31, 2013.
Finalists will receive $1,000 for travel expenses to present their research at the 2014 ACS Spring Meeting in Dallas, Texas and a chance to win a cash award of $1000 for the First Place winner.

The Teranishi Graduate Fellowship  The application deadline is February 1, 2014.
The winner for this award will be chosen during the 2014 ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA and will receive a one-time fellowship award of $2,500.

The Young Scientist Award Symposium  The application deadline is April 1, 2014.
Finalists will receive up to $1,000 travel expense to present their research work at the 2014 ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA. The Young Scientist winner will receive a cash award of $1,000.

The Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD Award)  The application deadline is February 15, 2014.
This prestigious AGFD Award is sponsored by the AGFD and International Flavors and Fragrances for substantial scientific contributions in the field of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. The winner will receive a cash award of $3,000, a plaque and travel meeting expenses.

Please post or publicize these awards to your undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and staff. Please see attached flyers below and/or you can click the hyperlink for more details of these AGFD Awards: http://agfd.sites.acs.org/awards.htm

If you have any questions regarding the above AGFD Awards, please do not hesitate to contact:

Artemio Z. Tulio, Jr., Ph.D.
Chair, Canvassing Committee
Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division/American Chemical Society
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
CFSAN/OFS/DFPST/FCNT
6502 South Archer Road
Bedford Park, IL 60501, United States
708-728-4156
708-728-4177 fax
artemio.tulio@fda.hhs.gov


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