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.
The amount of each individual award depends upon the availability of funding, the number of scholarships awarded, and evidence of financial need. Scholarship recipients receive up to a maximum of $5,000 per year. Scholarship awards are renewable.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Num Awards: Varies
Min Award: 2,500
Max Award: 5,000
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Contact Person: Program Review Committee
Phone: 227-5558 ext. 6250