Department of Chemistry

External Awards

Please consult regularly as list will change.
  • Applications for Texas A&M University OGAPS Graduate Student Research and Presentation Grant are solicited. Please see the guidelines and note that due dates are August 1, November 1, February 1 and May 1.
  • Applications for Primary Care Grants for Professional Travel are due to the College of Science by the first Monday of October, February, or June. Note the application form at the College of Science.
  • Nominations are sought for students who wish to attend the 67th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, 25 to 30 June, 2017. Among the requirements are: US citizenship and having completed at least two academic years of graduate studies by June 2017. For internal selection, please forward the required nomination materials to Dr. Hilty's office by October 6, 2016.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 2017 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium. If you would like to be considered, please provide the same information as for a travel award, plus a short description of research to be presented in abstract (max. 150 words), a summary of your past research (max. 150 words), and a summary of your career goals in the field of polymer science (max. 150 words) to Dr. Hilty by October 24, 2016.
  • Sandia National Laboratories is seeking candidates for the President Harry S. Truman Fellowship in National Security Science and Engineering, a three-year appointment allowing recipients to pursue independent research that supports Sandia's national security mission. More information is available at their website.
  • Nominations are solicited for the graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. A pre-selection packet consisting of the same information as for a departmental travel grant, plus a letter of support from the applicant's research adviser should be submitted to to Dr. Hilty's office by November 7, 2016.
  • Nominations are solicited for the IPMI Student Scholarship Awards For Precious Metals Research are solicited. Please see the guidelines and note that due dates are not later than January 31, 2017.

EXPIRED SOLICITATIONS

  • Applications for 2016 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Awards are solicited. Please visit Science Outreach for details and note that the deadline has been set to October 26, 2016.
  • Applications for 2016 Reaxys Phd Prize are due on 8th February 2016. Please click here for full details and submission.
  • Nominations are solicited for the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship. Please send in the nomination packet consisting of a cover sheet, letter of nomination, CV , letters of support and information about the student’s specific research, teaching and scholastic achievements to Dr. Hilty's office by February 8, 2016.
  • Nominations are solicited for the Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Please send in the nomination packet to Dr. Hilty's office by February 10, 2016.
  • Nominations are solicited for the Springer Thesis Award. The award comprises a monetary prize of Euro 500 and publication of the work in the Springer Theses. Please submit the Nomination Form along with the pdf copy of the thesis to Dr. Hilty's office by February 1, 2016.
  • The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation is seeking applications to award fellowships for the 2016 program year. Applications are due: December 1,2015 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Before submitting an application, postdoctoral applicants must obtain institutional support and identify a sponsoring mentor who will serve in the supervising, training and research experience of the Fellow. The mentor should be an active investigator in the area of the applicant's proposed research. The submitted application must be a collaborative effort between the postdoctoral applicant, sponsoring mentor and institution. At the time of application, applicant's for the postdoctoral fellowship award must be a United States Citizen or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for Permanent Residence and have been granted/conferred their PhD, MD or MD/PhD.
  • Nominations are solicited for the graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. A pre-selection packet consisting of the same information as for a departmental travel grant, plus a letter of support from the applicant's research adviser should be submitted to to Dr. Hilty's office by November 9, 2015.
  • Nominations are solicited for the HHMI International Student Research Fellowship Program. To nominate a student for the internal selection, please submit a list of faculty willing to write letters of recommendation for the student, an updated C.V., a brief synopsis of the student's dissertation research, and a brief statement of nomination evaluating the student's potential as a scientific leader and innovator. Materials should be submitted to Dr. Hilty by November 4, 2015.
  • Applications for 2015 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Awards are solicited. Please visit Science Outreach for details and note that the deadline has been set to October 28.
  • Nominations are solicited for the graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. A pre-selection packet consisting of the same information as for a departmental travel grant, plus a letter of support from the applicant's research adviser should be submitted to to Dr. Hilty's office by November 3, 2015.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 2015 College of Science Undergraduate Mentoring Awards. For internal selection, please forward a nomination packet to Dr. Hilty's office no later than April 27, 2015. Please include a cover sheet, the candidate's resume that includes a list of undergraduate students mentored, a one-paragraph statement by the candidate detailing their undergraduate mentoring achievements, and a letter of nomination from the research adviser.
  • Nominations are solicited for the graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. A pre-selection packet consisting of the same information as for a departmental travel grant, plus a letter of support from the applicant's research adviser should be submitted to to Dr. Hilty's office by April 15, 2015.
  • Applications for Distinguished Graduate Student Awards in one of three categories: Excellence in Research-Doctoral, Excellence in Research-Master's, and Excellence in Teaching - are due by February 20, 2015. The students will be nominated by their faculty advisors or their departments. Please refer to the application guidelines on the site for further information.
  • Applications for the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship are due by February 13, 2015. This fellowship recognizes scholarly excellence and is open only to currently enrolled doctoral students at Texas A&M University. Each nomination package should include the following information -
    • A cover sheet that includes the student, nominator and department details.
    • Letter of nomination, personal academic and career information including letters of support.
    • The student's specific research, teaching and scholastic achievements.
    Each College and Inter Departmental Programs will review nominations, select the top two students and forward these two (2) nominations to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies by February 20 for the final selection of Gramm Fellows. For the eligibility criteria and further information on the fellowship please refer to the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship website.
  • The ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly and Company are seeking applications to provide funding for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral female chemists to travel to meetings to present the results of their research. Awards are made on the basis of scientific merit and financial need. Applications should be limited to one per research group and should include resume, abstract, scientific and financial reasons, specifications of previous presentations and a letter from advisor confirming participation. Awards will be given with preference to the following order:
    • Any applicant who will be making her first presentation (regardless of format) at a national or major meeting.
    • Graduate or postdoctoral applicants who have not presented at a national or major meeting since completing their undergraduate degree.
    Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible. The deadline for reciept of applications are February 15, 2015 for meetings between July 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.
  • Applications for IPMI Student scholarship Awards for Precious Metals Research, 2015 are due by January 31, 2015. The awards will be made to students who have started or plan to do research projects in the field of precious metals and will not have graduated before June, 2015. Applications are to be submitted to IPMI by the supervising faculty.
  • Applications for IPMI Premier Industry Awards, 2015 - IPMI Jun-ichiro Tanaka Distinguished Achievement Award, IPMI Henry J. Albert Award, and IPMI Carol Tyler Award are due by January 31, 2015. Please email the applications ( letter of nomination, curriculum vitae, list of contributions and acheivements along with any supporting documents ) to mail@ipmi.org with the following subject line "Premiere Award Nomination".
  • The Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship Program of the South Carolina Universities Research & Education Foundation is soliciting applications by February 2, 2015.
  • Nominations are solicited for the graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. A pre-selection packet consisting of the same information as for a departmental travel grant, plus a letter of support from the applicant's research adviser should be submitted to to Dr. Hilty's office by November 3, 2014.
  • Nominations are solicited for the HHMI International Student Research Fellowship Program. To nominate a student for the internal selection, please submit a list of faculty willing to write letters of recommendation for the student, an updated C.V., a brief synopsis of the student's dissertation research, and a brief statement of nomination evaluating the student's potential as a scientific leader and innovator. Materials should be submitted to Dr. Hilty by November 1, 2014.
  • Nominations are sought for students wishing to attend the 65th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 28 to July 3, 2015. Among the requirements are: US citizenship and having completed at least two academic years of graduate studies by June 2015. For internal selection, please forward the required nomination materials to Dr. Hilty's office before noon, October 20, 2014.
  • Applications for 2014 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Awards are solicited. Please visit Science Outreach for details and note that the deadline has been set to October 15.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 11th Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium. If you would like to be considered, please provide the same information as for a travel award, plus a short description of research to be presented in abstract (max. 150 words), a summary of your past research (max. 150 words), and a summary of your career goals in the field of polymer science (max. 150 words) to Dr. Hilty by Oct. 6.
  • Nominations are being solicited for
    • U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship - internal deadline for preliminary application: February 11, 2014. Additional letters for inclusion in the file may be submitted until February 13
    • Distinguished Graduate Student Award - internal deadline February 11, 2014. Additional letters for inclusion in the file may be submitted until February 20.
    see http://ogs.tamu.edu/current-students/fellowships-awards/awards/ for further information.
  • Nominations for Susan M. Arseven Make-A-Difference Memorial Award are solicited. Pleases see http://outreach.science.tamu.edu/arseven.php for guidelines.
  • Applications for Texas A&M University OGAPS Graduate Student Research and Presentation Grant are solicited. Please see http://ogs.tamu.edu/funding-information/grants/grant-guidelines/ for guidelines.
  • Nominations are solicited for the Spring 2014 graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (ORGN) (http://www.organicdivision.org/?nd=travel_awards#gradtravel). Faculty members interested in nominating one of their students should submit a pre-selection packet to Dr. Hilty's office (Room 1227) by November 7, 2013.
  • Applications for Primary Care Grants for Professional Travel are due to the College of Science on Oct. 23, 2013.
  • Applications for 2013 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Awards are solicited. Please visit http://outreach.science.tamu.edu/ethel.php for details and note that the deadline has been set to October 17.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 2014 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium. If you would like to be considered, please provide the same information as for a travel award, plus a short description of research to be presented in abstract (max. 150 words), a summary of your past research (max. 150 words), and a summary of your career goals in the field of polymer science (max. 150 words) to Dr. Hilty by Sept. 25.
  • Applications for the inaugural BASF-TAMU GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM are due by June 14, 2013..
  • 2013 Distinguished Graduate Student award applications should be submitted to Dr. Gabbai by March 8, 2013 (Internal deadline). Please provide both a hard copy and an electronic copy of your application.
  • 2013 George W. Kunze Prize applications should be submitted to Dr. Gabbai by March 8, 2013 (Interntal deadline). Please provide both a hard copy and an electronic copy of your application.
  • 2013 Phil Gramm Fellowship applications should be submitted to Dr. Gabbai by February 22, 2013 (Internal deadline). Please provide both a hard copy and an electronic copy of your application.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 2013 Office of Graduate Studies Montgomery Award. See the OGS website.
  • Nominations are solicited for the 2013 Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium. If you would like to be considered, please provide items 1 and 2 (application form + letter; see: http://organicdivision.org/grs ) of the application package by March 1, 2013.  The documents should be delivered to Dr. Gabbai's office. Please make sure to provide a paper copy of your application.
  • Nominations are solicited for the Spring 2013 (New Orleans ACS meeting) graduate student travel award program of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (ORGN) (http://www.organicdivision.org/?nd=travel_awards#gradtravel). Faculty members interested in nominating one of their students should submit a pre-selection packet to Gabbai's office (Room 1332) by November 5, 2012.
  • Applications for the Bush Foundation Grants are due by Oct. 29. Please submit a hard copy of your application to the Head's office by the deadline.
  • Applications for 2012 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Awards are solicited. Please visit http://outreach.science.tamu.edu/ethel.php for details and note that the deadline has been set to October 18.
  • Applications for 2012 George W. Kunze Prize should be submitted electronically to Dr. Gabbai by March 9, 2012.
  • Applications for Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Science Fellowship should be submitted electronically to Dr. Gabbai by March 1.
  • Applications for 2012 Distinguished Graduate Student awards should be submitted electronically to Dr. Gabbai by February 22, 2012.
  • Applications for the 2012 AkzoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science are due on Feb 29, 2012.
  • Phil Gramm Fellowship applications should be submitted electronically to Dr. Gabbai by March 1.
  • ACS DIC Student Travel Award Applications for the Fall ACS meeting in Philadelphia are due by June 1. See http://www.acsdic.org/awards.htm for more information.