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Pittcon Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (PCMNCG) Program

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014

The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (a Pennsylvania non-profit Corporation) and its co-sponsoring technical societies, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) are pleased to accept applications for the 2015 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 of science at the undergraduate level.

Awards may be used as part of “Matching Grant” programs; use of matching funds to increase the overall impact of the grant will be considered in the evaluation of proposals and is highly encouraged.

Please visit to see all eligibility requirements and to download an application. The submission deadline is October 1, 2014.

Click here to get a list of the 2014 awardees.

Proceeds from Pittcon are used by the SACP and the SSP to promote science education at all levels. The PCMNCG program is one aspect of the efforts of the Pittcon volunteer committee, staff, and sponsoring societies to support science education.

About Pittcon
Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Pittcon donates more than a million dollars a year to provide financial and administrative support for various science outreach activities including science equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums. Visit for more information.

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