ACS Project SEED Program

Summer Research Internship Program for Economically Disadvantaged High School Students

The ACS Project SEED summer research program opens new doors for economically disadvantaged students to experience what it’s like to be a chemist. Students entering their junior or senior year in high school are given a rare chance to work alongside scientist-mentors on research projects in industrial, academic, and federal laboratories, discovering new career paths as they approach critical turning points in their lives. More about Project SEED

Information for Students and Coordinators

2013 Project SEED Program Summary Overview

In 2013, a record number of 493 volunteer scientists and coordinators mentored 442 students, 111 of them Summer II students, in nearly 150 institutions in 36 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The total student stipend cost was $1,160,500.  More details on participating universities/institutions,  student testmonies, donors, and student survey results, are located in the 2013 Project SEED Program Summary.