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									                                 Graduate Student Fellowship Awards

NOBCChE annually recognizes outstanding minority graduate students by awarding deserving candidates who
have made significant contributions to science and/or engineering research. All Fellowships applications should
be submitted electronically, transcripts and letters of recommendation may be either mailed (with an official seal
or statement from the student’s adviser) or emailed (same stipulation) to NOBCChE at the addresses indicated
below. All email contacts should have the phrase “NOBCChE Fellowship” and the applicants surname in
the subject line. The awards will be presented at the Annual Award Banquet at the Annual Meeting. A few
significant changes are included in this year’s submissions:

        All awardees will be expected to present their work as part of the meeting technical sessions. As
        a consequence, all applicants should also submit as part of their package, a title and an abstract
        conforming with the criteria for the technical sessions for their presentation at the national
        meeting.

        Awardees will be highlighted in the meeting brochure in order to facilitate the opportunity for recruiters to
        attend the technical presentation of the award winners.

        The deadline for receipt of all application materials will be October 1, 2008. Late or incomplete
        applications will not be processed.

We are seeking nominees for the following African-American Graduate Fellowship Awards:

        The Lendon N. Pridgen, GlaxoSmithKline - NOBCChE Fellowship Award*
                for research in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
        The Eastman Kodak Dr. Theophilus Sorrell Fellowship Award
        The E.I. DuPont Fellowship
        The Dow Chemical Company Fellowship Award
        The Procter & Gamble Fellowship Award

        The Dolphus E. Milligan Graduate Fellowship Award**
               for an entering Graduate Student at the University of Maryland-College Park

Qualifications and Requirements
1. Current graduate student in a Ph.D. granting program in chemistry or chemical engineering, or life sciences.
   Preference will be given to those who have completed at least one year of graduate study (with the exception
   of the Milligan Fellowship which is for entering graduate students).
2. U.S. citizen

The applicant should send the following:                      The applicant should arrange to have sent the
   1. Completed application                                   following:
   2. Resume                                                       6. Official transcripts from undergraduate and
   3. Research description (one page)                                 graduate schools
   4. Career objective (one page)                                  7. Three letters of recommendation
   5. Title and Abstract for presentation at the
       meeting.

Please send all information to NOBCChE Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Sharon Kennedy
Via email to:            NOBCCHEAWARDS2008@gmail.com
Via Postal Mail to:     Dr. Sharon Kennedy, Chair
                        NOBCChE Awards Committee
                        American Chemical Society
                        1155 16th Street, NW
                        Washington, DC 20036
    *See next page for criteria; ** See next pages for criteria.
                  *The Lendon N. Pridgen, GlaxoSmithKline - NOBCChE Fellowship

In memory of Dr. Lendon N Pridgen, GlaxoSmithKline offers a fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. The
fellowship is targeted at African-American candidates currently in their third or fourth year of graduate study and
majoring in SYNTHETIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. All Fellowships applications should be submitted electronically,
transcripts and letters of recommendation may be either mailed (with an official seal or statement from the
student’s adviser) or emailed (same stipulation) to Dr. Sharon Kennedy at the indicated address. All email
contacts should have “NOBCChE Fellowship” and the applicant’s surname in the subject line. The award will be
presented at the Annual Award Banquet. The winner will also be invited to present their recent research in a
presentation to be held at the GlaxoSmithKline R&D facility in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Criteria to be used in evaluating the prospective winner are:
♦ Current third and/or fourth year graduate students in a Ph.D. granting program who are
majoring in synthetic organic chemistry.
♦ U.S. citizen

    The applicant should send the following:           The applicant should arrange to have sent the following:
       1. Completed application                           1. Three letters of recommendation
       2. Resume                                          2. Official transcripts from undergraduate and
       3. Research description (one page)                     graduate schools
       4. Title and abstract for the research             3. A short research proposal on an area of
           presentation at the NOBCChE                        synthetic organic chemistry. (one page)
           meeting.

       Evidence of research creativity and accomplishment will be an important factor in the selection
       of the fellowship holder.

       Please send all information to NOBCChE Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Sharon Kennedy
       Via email to:          NOBCCHEAWARDS2008@gmail.com
       Via Postal Mail to:   Dr. Sharon Kennedy, Chair
                             NOBCChE Awards Committee
                             American Chemical Society
                             1155 16th Street, NW
                             Washington, DC 20036
                             **The Dolphus E. Milligan Graduate Fellowship

A Graduate Fellowship Award, focused on increasing the number of African-Americans in the chemical
sciences, is being offered in memory of Dolphus E. Milligan, a preeminent scientist at the National Institute
of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Milligan was instrumental in the formation of The National
Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE).
The Milligan Graduate Fellowship has been made possible through support from the Chemical Science and
Technology Laboratory (CSTL) at NIST and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the
University of Maryland, College Park. Fellows will be chosen annually through a formal competition at
the NOBCChE annual meeting.

Terms of the Fellowship
The Fellowship includes a $30,000 annual stipend, plus tuition, for each of two years to support
graduate study at the University of Maryland in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and
a 10-week internship within CSTL at NIST during the summer that precedes the beginning of graduate
studies.

Fellowship Eligibility
Fellowship candidates must be U. S. citizens who will have completed their undergraduate degrees in
chemistry, chemical engineering or a related discipline by August of 2007.

Application Process
The application deadline for the Milligan Fellowship is January 15.
To apply for the Fellowship, candidates must:
        1. Send an email communication to Dr. Sharon Kennedy, NOBCChE Awards Committee Chair,
            expressing an intention to apply for a Milligan Fellowship. Include as an attachment a written
            description of research (up to 3 pages, extended abstract format okay) conducted by the
            applicant prior to obtaining a degree from an undergraduate program of study. All email
            contacts should have NOBCChE Fellowship and the applicant’s surname on the subject line
            and should be submitted to NOBCCHEAWARDS2008@gmail.com.

        2. Submit a complete application for admission to the graduate program of the Department of
           Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park via the following on-line
           application link: www.chem.umd.edu/GraduateProgram/application.php. (Note: The
           graduate application fee will be waived for Milligan Fellowship applicants.)

Fellow Selection
All applications will be reviewed by a selection panel with representation from NOBCChE, NIST, the
University of Maryland, and the Milligan Family. Fellowship finalists will be invited to the NOBCChE National
Meeting (all travel expenses covered) to participate in a competition in which each student will present an
oral presentation on his/her research. The fellowship winner will be selected after consideration of the
finalists’ records and presentations, with the award presented at the Annual Awards Banquet.
                            Year 2008 NOBCChE Graduate Fellowship Awards

NOBCChE annually recognizes outstanding black graduate students by awarding deserving candidates
who have made significant contributions to science and/or engineering research at the graduate level. The
awards are to be presented at the annual meeting. We are seeking nominees for the following Graduate
Fellowship Awards:

Qualifications and Requirements
The following are eligible to apply:
          Current graduate student in a Ph.D. granting program in chemistry, chemical engineering or life
         sciences. Preference to be given to those who have completed at least one year of graduate study.
         U.S. Citizen

The applicant should send the following:   The applicant should arrange to have sent:

1. Completed Application.                  1. Three Letters of Recommendation

2. Resume                                  2. Official Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts
3. Research Description (one page)
4. Career Objective (one page)
5. Title and Abstract for technical presentation at the Annual Meeting

Please email all completed applications, with "NOBCChE Awards" and the applicant’s surname in the
subject line, to the NOBCChE Awards Committee Chair.



Deadline for all applications is December 15, 2008. Incomplete packages will not be processed
                                        Graduate Research Fellowships

                                               2009 APPLICATION

Name:
               (Last)                     (First)                  (Middle)
Present address:
Telephone:                                e-mail address:
Permanent address:
Telephone:                           Social Security number: ______-______-______
Undergraduate school:
Major:                            Degree:                           Date:
Graduate school:                                    Adviser:
Major:                            Degree:                           Date:
Graduate school:                                    Adviser:
Major:                            Degree:                           Date:
My signature indicates that all information in my application is complete, factually correct and honestly
presented:

Signature:                                                          Date:
Please list three references (technical or academic) who will send letters of recommendation:
Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone:                                e-mail:

Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone:                                e-mail:

Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone:                                e-mail:

2009 NOBCChE Graduate Fellowship Application
Please include scanned copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
                                    Professional Development Fellowships

                                Agilent Technologies-Sponsored NOBCChE
                            Graduate and Professional Development Fellowships

In 2008, Agilent Technologies will offer several of its technical workshops and online training courses at “no
cost” to three graduate students and two professors that meet the fellowship criteria outlined by Agilent
Technologies. Moreover, applicants must be financial members of the NOBCChE organization.

Criteria/qualifications for a graduate student applicant will be:

    An African-American graduate student working towards the Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical
    Engineering, Biology, or Life Sciences
    Currently a candidate in a Ph.D. program for Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or Life Sciences;
    Applicant must be in at least their second year of graduate study

    Completed application package for graduate student applicants must consist of the following
    components:
       Fellowship application                             Career objective and how it relates to research
       Three letters of recommendation                    and professional development needs
       Resume                                             U.S. Citizenship
       Research description (one page)

Criteria/qualifications for the professional applicant will be:
        A professor at an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) or an African American professor at
        any institution involved with training students.
        Research area focus in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or Life Sciences
        Actively engaged in teaching, research and mentoring undergraduates and/or graduate students
    Completed application package for the professional applicants should contain the following
    components:
        Fellowship application                                      Resume/CV
        Three letters of recommendation                             Research description (one page)

Agilent Technologies will pay for lodging, transportation, and registration cost so that each award recipient can
attend the AM. Moreover, Agilent Technologies will pay all expenses (lodging, transportation, workshop
registration) for one face-to-face workshop and a maximum of two online training courses.

The deadline for submission of the completed application package is December 1, 2008. For all professional
and graduate student applicants, please use the attached fellowship applications. Submit all application
materials via email and write “Agilent Technologies-Sponsored Development Fellowship” and the applicant’s
surname in the subject line of your email.

For graduate students that have applied for other NOBCChE fellowships, please fill out a second application
form, and email it using the above instructions. Your submitted application materials will be transferred for the
new award. Please email all application materials to Sharon Kennedy, Chair NOBCChE Awards Committee at
NOBCCHEAWARDS2008@gmail.com.
                2008 Agilent Technologies-Sponsored NOBCChE Professional Development Fellowships


                                                    APPLICATION

Name:
        (Last)                                      (First)                     (Middle)
University/College:
University/College address:




Telephone:                                                    e-mail address:
Department:                               Rank:                                 Dates:
Research Interests:
Post-Doctoral school:                                         Advisor:
Graduate school:                                                     Advisor:


Major:                                    Degree:                               Date:
Undergraduate school:
Major:                                    Degree:                               Date:
My signature indicates that all information in my application is complete, factually correct and honestly
presented:


Signature:                                                           Date:

PLEASE LIST THREE REFERENCES (TECHNICAL OR ACADEMIC) WHO WILL SEND LETTERS OF
RECOMMENDATION:
Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone: e-mail:

Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone: e-mail:

Name:
Title:
Address:
Telephone: e-mail:
Please e-mail all completed applications, with “NOBCChE Awards” and the Applicant’s name in the subject line,
to the Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Sharon Kennedy, NOBCCHEAWARDS2008@gmail.com.
 Deadline for all applications is December 1, 2008. Incomplete packages will not be processed.

								
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