ACS-Hach Professional Development Grant

Teachers discussing an assignment at an ACS Modeling Workshop

Learn a new skill.

Apply what you learn in your chemistry classroom. 

Share your experience with your colleagues.

The ACS-Hach Professional Development Grant supports high school chemistry teachers as they identify and pursue opportunities that advance their professional development and enhance the teaching and learning of chemistry in their classrooms.

Applications are accepted annually October 15 – December 15.

Applicants for the 2013-2014 award cycle will be notified of their status
by February 28, 2014.


Applicants must be a high school chemistry educator teaching in a U.S. or U.S. territory school.

What We Fund

Teachers can request up to $1,500 to fund the professional development opportunities that will improve their professional skills and student achievement.

Grants may be used for:

  • Conference or workshop registration fees
  • Travel expenses
  • Tuition and educational expenses for new/upcoming courses
  • Books and online instructional resources

Grants may not be used to:

  • Pay indirect costs, administration fees, salaries, or stipends.
  • Reimburse for courses already completed.
  • Support travel costs or conference fees for more than one person. Each person must apply separately.

We are no longer accepting applications for 2014.

To be considered for profesional development opportunities during 2015, applications must be submitted October 15 - December 15, 2014.


Grants awarded in 2014 will fund activities through October 30, 2014.

Important Dates

Decision Notification Date

February 28, 2014

Other ACS Grants

ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Grant
Support ideas on improving the teaching and learning of chemistry at the classroom level.

ACS ChemClubs Outreach Grant
Support chartered ACS ChemClubs in community interactions by service projects or improving science learning experiences. 

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