Diversity and Inclusion

Merck Research Award

The WCC Merck Research Award recognizes eight female chemists in their 3rd and 4th year of graduate school who will present their research at an awards symposium during the Fall ACS National Meeting. Awardees are also recognized at the Awards Symposium Luncheon and the WCC Luncheon.

Award amount: $1,500

Where: ACS National Meting

When: Fall, each year

Eligibility: Open to third and fourth year of graduate school students with a research focus in one or more of the following: Organic, Medicinal, Analytical, Chemical Biology, Computational or Structural Chemistry, and related disciplines. Open to U.S. citizens (studying anywhere) and non-U.S. citizens attending a graduate program in the U.S. or Canada.

Applications due: December 1 (annually)