American Chemical Society Scholars Program
ACS awards up to $5,000 in renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. 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.
Applications for the ACS Scholars Program are accepted from November 1 until March 31 of the following calendar year.
Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018
- High school seniors, first-, second-, and third-year college students with a GPA of at least 3.0 and who are members of under represented (African-American, Hispanic, Native American) minority groups are eligible to apply.
- Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, environmental science, or a similar field.
Note: Students planning careers in medicine or pharmacy are not eligible to apply.
If you have questions about the program or the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 227-5558 ext. 6250.
First-year applicants should request a supplemental letter from their College Adviser or other appropriate person who can describe the College's general education requirements.
Students interested in scholarships for chemistry should read the Chemistry Department web page and subscribe to the benzene email list host.