ACS Student Chapter Grants

Does your chapter have an innovative idea or community service project you’d like to implement this year? Are you interested in planning or attending a scientific meeting? Active ACS Student Chapters are eligible for any of the following six ACS Student Chapter grants.

National Meeting Travel Grant
ACS awards grants to help Student Chapters pay registration fees, lodging, and/or transportation costs associated with ACS National Meetings. This grant is for Undergraduates who are presenting at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session or a Successful Student Chapter poster at SCI-Mix.

Undergraduate Programming at Regional Meetings Grant
Chapters can receive up to $2,800 to develop undergraduate events and activities for ACS Regional Meetings.

Community Interaction Grant
Chapters are eligible to receive up to $500 to help improve the science learning experience of minority children through community interactions and projects.

New Activities Grant
Active chapters are eligible to receive up to $500 in matching funds to support new and innovative chemistry-related projects.

Inter-Chapter Relations Grant
Chapters hosting an inter-chapter event are eligible for up to $750 in funding!

Chapter Starter Grant
Two-year and four-year institutions are eligible for $300 starter grants. Starter grants must be used for the development of a new ACS student chapter or the reactivation of a chapter that has been inactive for at least five years.

Upcoming Deadlines

250th National Meeting Travel Grant June 5, 2015
2015 Undergraduate Programming at Regional Meetings
November 12, 2014 (Closed)
2015 Community Interaction Grant
May 1, 2015
2015 Innovative Activities Grant
May 1, 2015
2015 Inter-Chapter Relations Grant
November 14, 2015 (Closed)
2015 Starter Grant
May 26, 2015