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American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1 – in 5 months

Website: www.acs.org/scholars

Phone: 800-227-5558 x 6250

Phone Contact Name: Dr. Racquel Jemison

Email: [email protected]

Email Contact Name: American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Maximum Award: $2,500.00

Scholarships for underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American) who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Based on academic achievement, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, involvement in school activities, and community service. (Note: ACS scholarship is renewable and the award amount increases with each year, up to $5,000)

Applicants must: Be African-American/Black, 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) Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to, or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemically-related science Be planning a career in the chemical sciences

A wide range of majors are eligible including : Chemistry, Biochemistry, Teaching, Medicine, Petroleum Engineering, Environmental Science/Engineering (chemistry-based), Forensic Science/Chemistry, Toxicology, Food Science (not nutrition), Paper and Pulp Technology, Agricultural Chemistry, Nanotechnology or Nano Science, Ceramic Science / Chemistry / Technology.

  • Community Service
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Ethnic: African American, Hispanic, Native American
  • Leadership
  • Maj-Sciences: chemistry or related fields
  • Academic
Award Basis
  • Need

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