Chemistry Travel Award 2021

Chemistry Travel Award 2021 - Annoucement
Chemistry Travel Award 2021 - Annoucement

Registrations are now closed!

The deadline was March 31st 2021!

Special Edition for the Chemistry Travel Award 2021:

Conference or Lab visit !

Due to the recent pandemic, many conferences have been cancelled, postponed or switch to an online event. The board of the PF Chemistry and the Swiss Chemical Society discussed together to offer the PhD students another option for the year 2021. Instead of having only the classic awards to go to an international conference, we will also offer the possibility to apply for a lab visit.

Option 1: Contribution of CHF 1000 towards the cost of an active participation at an international conference.

  • Active participation (poster or talk) to an international conference related to chemistry
  • Must take place outside Switzerland
  • Must last at least 3 days
  • Conference must take place between May 15th 2021 and May 14th 2022
  • Deadline for application is March 31st 2021 (23:59).

Application requirement: Abstract, CV with a list of publication, Recommendation letter from Advisor.
Applicants must be doing her/his PhD at the time of applying (31st of March 2021).
Reimbursement upon reception of the certificate of attendance.

Please read the two FAQ below before applying.
FAQ Travel Award 2021
FAQ Travel Award 2021 - Special Covid-19

Option 2: Contribution up to Chf 1000 to visit a Foreign Lab for research.

This option is new and only available for the year 2021. PhD students can apply for:

  • Active visit to a foreign lab (for research - not for holidays nor interviews)
  • Must take place outside Switzerland
  • Must take place during PhD and must be related to research project (joint project/learn technique/...)
  • Must last at least one week (5 open days)
  • Visit must take place between May 15th 2021 and May 14th 2022.
  • Deadline for application is March 31st 2021 (23:59).

Application requirement: Motivation letter, Abstract, Recommendation letter from advisor AND recommendation letter from host, Budget.
Reimbursement upon confirmation by host PI.

Please read the FAQ Travel Award 2021 before applying.

Frequently Asked Questions
Please read the FAQ for the 2021 Travel Award edition.


Frequently Asked Questions

Please read the FAQ to see all the conditions if the conference gets cancelled/postponed/online