Metrohm Young Chemist Award eligibility requirements & general rules:

  • This contest open to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate or PhD students, enrolled at an academic institution located in North America at the time of submission.
  • North America residency required: eligible contestants must reside in the United States or Canada at the time of submission and through March 2018.
  • The chosen winning research will be presented at PITTCON 2018.
  • Your work must demonstrate novel research or an innovative approach to the applications of titration, ion chromatography, spectroscopy and/or electrochemistry, and must be substantially complete by the date of submission.
  • An abstract of your work must be submitted online with detailed contact information, and received by December 31st 2017.
  • Metrohm USA is not responsible for any costs or problems in transmitting entries.
  • An objective panel of Metrohm USA applications experts, whose decision is final and binding, will choose one winner by January 15th, 2018.
  • Metrohm USA will alert the winner by phone or email, as provided by the entrant at the time of abstract submission.
  • Metrohm USA will provide the winner with transportation, lodging and entry (for one) to the PITTCON 2018 exhibition; costs for any travel companion(s) and all incidentals (as well as award taxes) are the responsibility of the winner.
  • The winner will present his/her work at a designated date/time (to be determined) at PITTCON, and be celebrated at a special event held one evening during the week of the exhibition. Should the winner not agree to fulfill these presentation obligations, he/she therefore forfeits eligibility and a new winner will be chosen.
  • The winner will also be entered into a contest for a trip to our headquarters in Herisau, Switzerland. An objective panel of experts at Metrohm International Headquarters, whose decision is final and binding, will select three candidates from the pool of winners of all national Young Chemist Award contests.
  • The three winners from all participating nations will be invited to Metrohm International Headquarters in Switzerland. To this end, Metrohm International Headquarters will provide the three winners with transportation to and lodging at Metrohm International Headquarters; costs for any travel companion(s) and all incidentals (as well as award taxes) are the responsibility of the winners.
  • This contest is not open to any Metrohm employees, nor to family members or affiliates of Metrohm employees.
  • Metrohm USA is solely responsible for this contest and award.
  • A list of winners will be available upon written request to: Metrohm USA, 6555 Pelican Creek Circle, Riverview, FL 33578, Attention Marketing Communications Department.