Issue Date: September 15, 2008
ACS PRF Grants Approved
For 2008, the ACS Board of Directors has approved 353 Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) research grants totaling more than $22.4 million for advanced scientific education and fundamental research related to petroleum or alternative energy.
These include type AC grants for research at Ph.D.-granting institutions, type B grants for research at primarily undergraduate institutions, type G “starter” grants for new faculty in Ph.D.-granting departments, and type SE grants for support of scientific education.
In addition, three undergraduate faculty sabbaticals, 18 summer research fellowships, and 64 supplements for underrepresented minority research were awarded, bringing the total grants funded to more than $23 million. To view a list of grantees, go to the PRF website, www.acsprf.org, and click on “About.”
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