The Scholarship for Scientic Excellence

THE CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence


The scholarship program of the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is designed to reward graduate and postdoctoral students in chemical information and related sciences for scientific excellence and to foster their involvement in CINF.


Scholarships valued at $1,000 each will be awarded at the ACS National Meetings.

Eligibility & Application

Applicants must:

  • be enrolled at a certified college or university.

  • present a poster during the CINF Welcoming Reception and the Sci-Mix session at the National Meeting.

  • Abstracts for the poster must be submitted electronically through the ACS Program and Abstract Creation System (PACS) according to ACS rules approximately 3 months in advance of the meeting in question.

  • send in electronic form a 2,000-word long abstract describing the work to be presented:

    • submitted to: Rajarshi Guha

    • due by mid-June for presentation at the Fall Conference of that year.

    • due by mid-January for presentation at the Spring Conference of the upcoming year.

Any questions related to applying for one of the scholarships should also be directed to Rajarshi Guha


Winners will be chosen based on contents, presentation, and relevance of the poster, and they will be announced at the meeting. The contents shall reflect upon the student’s work and describe research in the field of cheminformatics and related sciences. At the Sci-Mix session, winning posters will be marked as "Winner of "sponsor's name here" CINF Scholarship Award for Scientific Excellence"