ACS Scholars Program

American Chemical Society


Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student High School Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Location of citizenship: United States

Exclusive to minorities: Yes

Minimum GPA: 3.0

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Overview:

ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The programs aim to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.

ACS Scholars Program

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields.

Award Amounts

  • $2,500 for freshmen
  • $3,000 for sophomores
  • $5,000 for juniors and seniors

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must:
    • Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
    • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better)
    • Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form
    • Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology
    • Be planning a career in the chemical sciences.

Ineligibility:

  • Please note that students intending to enter Pre-Med programs or pursuing a degree in Pharmacy are not eligible for this scholarship.