The Merck Award recognizes eight *indviduals who will present their research at an awards symposium held during the Fall ACS national meeting.
Awardees will receive a $1,500 stipend to cover Fall ACS national meeting expenses.
They will present their research at a WCC/Merck half-day symposium and be recognized at the Awards Symposium Luncheon and the WCC Luncheon.
Individuals* in their 3rd & 4th year of graduate school with a research focus in one or more of the following - Organic, Inorganic, Medicinal, Analytical, Chemical Biology, Computational or Structural Chemistry and related disciplines.
Open to US citizens (studying anywhere) and to non-US citizens attending a graduate program in the US or Canada.
Those who have received a prior award under this program are ineligible.
Individuals* = This includes women (both cis and trans) and persons assigned female at birth (AFAB). For more information regarding the gender inclusive language used in this document, please visit the following site: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about/diversity/inclusivity-style-guide/gender-and-sexuality.html#gender-neutral-language