ACS Student Chapters

2021 ACS Student Leadership Award Application

The ACS Student Leadership Award will cover registration expenses for the 2021 ACS Virtual Leadership Institute. The kick-off weekend will be held  January 9 – 10, 2021.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Completed >1 year towards an undergraduate degree in the chemical sciences
  • Graduating in 2022 or later
  • Current ACS student member
  • Current or past office in an active ACS student chapter

Application deadline is November 1, 2020.

ACS student chapters are organizations for undergraduate students with an interest in the chemical sciences. Members participate in a wide range of programs and activities that enhance their college experience and prepare them for successful careers.

  • Start/Reactivate a Chapter & Faculty Advisor Updates
    Chartering an ACS student chapter is easy and benefits students pursuing a career in chemistry
  • International Student Chapters
    Outside the United States? Organize an ACS student chapter to participate in a wide range of programs and activities   
  • Grants
    Active student chapters, both domestic and international, can apply for a number of grants to support travel, activities, and more!
  • Reports
    Share your activities throughout the year to be eligible for a chapter award
  • Activities
    Need ideas? From meetings to fundraising, we have tips to get you going.
  • Awards
    Receive special recognition based on your activities and programs.
  • Faculty Advisors
    Help guide, support and motivate the students.
  • Find a Chapter
    Plan an activity or event with another student chapter with this directory of active student chapters

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