Purpose
The IUPAC-2015 Organizing Committee and the Korean Chemical Society support the IUPAC-2015 Financial Assistant for Chemists from Under-represented Countries (see below for list) to encourage their participation. The program provides funding for outstanding chemists from under-represented countries to travel to and participate in the IUPAC 2015 World Chemistry Congress being held in Busan, Korea.
 
Financial Assistant
The IUPAC-2015 Financial Assistant for Chemists from Under-represented Countries will be made on the basis of scientific achievement and financial need. Fund will cover the expenses for registration, gala dinner, travel (round-trip economy class air tickets), and accommodations.
 
Eligibility
The Assistant is intended for outstanding chemists from developing countries with the chemistry-related professions. For the list of eligible countries, please visit, http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2014/01/pdf/text.pdf and see Table E (p162). PhD Students or Postdoctoral Scholars are ineligible.

Applicants must be currently:

  • Hold a position in developing countries at the time of application
 
Application Deadline
All application material must be received by the application close date. The application deadline is February 28, 2015. Any applications made after the due date will not be considered.
 
Application Materials
In the online application process, the applicant will be required to provide and upload the following:

  • A short biography (100 words or less, may be posted on the IUPAC-2015 website).
  • Current curriculum vita including permanent address and publication list (PDF or word file).

Apply using our online Application. Winners will be announced at the end of March 2015 via email.
 
For more information:

E-mail: office@iupac2015.org
Fax: +82-2-927-8089
Mail: IUPAC-2015 Organizing Committee
c/o IUPAC-2015 Financial Assistant for Chemists from Under-represented Countries
3F, 119 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-075, Korea