Teachers may also consider encouraging students to apply to one of the many summer research programs that provide students with academic enrichment and real-world experience, where they work alongside scientists in a laboratory. Project SEED is a summer research program sponsored by ACS for economically disadvantaged students.
Other research opportunities are offered through local colleges or universities, in addition to government research facilities. Consider investigating the following organizations for opportunities for your students:
Students who are interested in pursuing chemistry at the college level can look for chemistry-related scholarships. ACS offers the ACS Scholars Program, which provides up to $5,000 to students from underrepresented minority groups who are interested in studying chemistry.
AACT is under the umbrella of ACS and has resources and support for everything mentioned in these guidelines.