ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The programs aim to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.
- ACS Scholars Program
Renewable scholarships for underrepresented minority students who want to enter fields in the chemical sciences. Scholars are selected based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service.
- Project SEED
Scholarships to assist former SEED participants in their transition from high school to college. Students are eligible to receive up to $5,000.
- ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarships
Awarded to working chemists with an interest pursuing a teaching career at the secondary and postsecondary level.
- ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarships
Awarded to working recent graduates, graduate students, and post-doctoral professionals with limited work experience and an interest pursuing a teaching career at the secondary and postsecondary level.
- ACS-Hach Land Grant (Undergraduate) Teacher Scholarship
Undergraduate students selected by partner universities on the basis of their interest in and aptitude for teaching chemistry.