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2021 SACP/SSP Starter Grant Awards

Grants to USA Assistant Professors for
Innovative Scientific Research Projects

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Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) and Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP)

Deadline Date:

03/08/21 Receipt

Description:

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Grant of $30,000 and a grant of $40,000 to USA professors at institutions of higher education for innovative scientific research. The purpose of this program is to support and encourage high-quality chemistry research. Funding is intended to promote the training and development of graduate students in the fields of spectroscopy and analytical chemistry.

Two awards will be granted in May 2021:

  • A grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh in the area of analytical chemistry
  • A grant from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh in the area of spectroscopy

The criteria that will be used by the SACP and SSP Starter Grant Committees are as follows:

  1. The scientific merit of the proposal.
  2. The impact of the proposal on the field of analytical chemistry or spectroscopy.
  3. The impact of the proposal on the development of graduate students who are working in the proposed field of study.
  4. A demonstrated need for funding. Applicants must provide a detailed explanation of the need and must include all current funding including the start up funds.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187755

Number of Grants:

2

Estimated Size of Grant:

Two awards will be granted in May 2021:
- $40,000 grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh in the area of analytical chemistry
- $30,000 grant from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh in the area of spectroscopy

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Assistant professors who have accepted an appointment at a U.S. college or university since July 31, 2018 are eligible. Candidates, who have submitted applications in previous years may reapply, provided these eligibility criteria are met. Repeat awards to former recipients will not be given.

The award is intended to support faculty early in their academic careers. Therefore, applicants who have already obtained multi-year research or teaching support beyond start-up funds will not be considered eligible for this starter grant.

These funds must be free from overhead deductions. These funds must be used strictly for research, not for salaries or for personal expenses. Otherwise, they are to be spent at the discretion of the awardee without restriction from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh or the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh or the awardee's institution.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by March 8, 2021. Award will be announced May 2021.

The funds will be made payable to the awardee's department and must be deposited in a research account for the awardee.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
(412) 825-3220 ext. 212
sacpinfo@pittcon.org

Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
412-825-3220 ext. 212
sspinfo@pittcon.org

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