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 Deadline: January 14, 2015

Applicants for the 2014-2015 award cycle will be notified of their status on February 28, 2015.


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.

To be considered for profesional development opportunities during 2015, applications must be submitted by January 14, 2015.


Grants awarded in 2014 will fund professional development activities that take place by November 30, 2015.


Contact us at or (800) 227-5558 ext. 8178.

Important Dates

2014-2015 Application Deadline

January 14, 2015

2014 Applicant Notification/Decision Date

February 28, 2015

Grant Writing Clinics

Need help with your application or would like to receive a few pointers? Receive personalized feedback on your application with the ACS-Hach Grant Writing Clinic. (Please allow one business for appointment confirmation.)

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ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Grant
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ACS ChemClubs Outreach Grant
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