Donate to ACS Scholars Program

The award-winning ACS Scholars Program encourages high-potential African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate degrees in the chemical and engineering sciences. The program provides scholarships, undergraduate research internships, and mentoring.

Proven Success

  • 95% of ACS Scholars earn baccalaureate degrees with 80% in the chemical sciences.

  • More than 46% of Scholars alumni chose to pursue advanced degrees, and half of those reached or are reaching for a PhD.

  • There are more than 180 former Scholars confirmed PhD’s. Of those, 24 have joined university faculty and 14 are currently in Post-Doc positions.

  • Scholars alumni work at companies such as Procter & Gamble, ExxonMobil, Merck, and PPG Industries.

More about ACS Scholars

Scholarships range from $2,500 for freshmen to $5,000 for seniors. Donors may contribute all or part of a single scholarship; pledge a renewable scholarship; or sponsor several ACS Scholars.


ACS is designated as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation is tax deductible. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 53-0196572.

Fighting Terrorism through Science

Mentor Dr. Jaclyn Cañas-Carrell (Texas Tech University) helped ACS Scholar Stephanie Pleasant land an internship to conduct research on determining the source of chemical threat agents.