Issue Date: November 16, 2009
ACS Board Approves 299 Grants
For fiscal 2009, the ACS Board of Directors approved 299 Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) grants totaling $19.4 million for advanced scientific education and fundamental research related to petroleum or alternative energy. Grants were awarded in several revised grant programs: New Directions grants for research at Ph.D.-granting institutions, Undergraduate Research grants for research at primarily undergraduate institutions, Doctoral New Investigator grants for new faculty in Ph.D.-granting institutions, and Undergraduate New Investigator grants for new faculty in non-Ph.D.-granting departments.
Also included in the total are 43 Scientific Education grants, six Undergraduate Faculty Sabbaticals, and 37 Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Research. A list of grantees is available on the PRF website, www.acsprf.org. Follow the "About PRF" link.
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