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Posted: September 26, 2007
The Pittsburgh Conference announces the 2008 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Award Program
(Nanowerk News) The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (a Pennsylvania non-profit Corporation) and its co-sponsoring technical societies, The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) and The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) proudly announce the 2008 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants (PCMNCG) Program. Grants will be awarded to small college science departments for the purchase of scientific equipment, audio-visual or other teaching aids, and/or library materials for use in the teaching science at the undergraduate level. The PCMNCG program is one aspect of the efforts of the volunteer Committee members of the Pittsburgh Conference and its sponsoring societies to support science education.
Based on available funds, The Pittsburgh Conference expects to select twelve (12) colleges to receive grants, and the maximum funding available for each grant is $10,000. Colleges and universities meeting the award guidelines are strongly urged to submit their applications and proposals by the December 1, 2007 deadline. Faculty members may obtain additional information including criteria/guidelines and application forms by clicking on the College Grants icon on the home page at www.pittcon.org.
Awards will be announced during the month of February 2008. Schools chosen will join the list of over 200 institutions honored since the inception of this program in 1974.
About The Pittsburgh Conference
The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to promote science education. The net financial proceeds from The Pittsburgh Conference fund education programs and institutions, impacting the science education experience for students attending schools ranging from the elementary school level through the post secondary level. Many of the programs are administered by the co-sponsors of The Pittsburgh Conference: The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh.