ACS Student Chapters

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   
  • Faculty Advisors
    Factuly advisors help to guide, support and motivate the students.
  • Chapter Grants
    Active student chapters, both domestic and international, can apply for a number of grants to support travel, activities, and more!
  • Chapter Reports
    Share your activities throughout the year to be eligible for a chapter award
  • Chapter Activities
    Need ideas? From meetings to fundraising, we have tips to get you going.
  • Chapter Awards
    Receive special recognition based on your activities and programs.
  • Find a Chapter
    Plan an activity or event with another student chapter with this directory of active student chapters

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Student Leadership Award

student leaders at 2018 Leadership Institute

Apply for the Student Leadership Award to cover your travel, accommodation, and registrations expenses for the 2019 Leadership Institute being held January 25-27, 2019, in Atlanta, GA.

Criteria to apply:

  • Have completed one or more years towards an undergraduate degree in the chemical sciences, but NOT graduating in 2019
  • Be a paid ACS student member
  • Currently hold or have held an office in an active ACS student chapter

Deadline to apply is Friday, November 2, 2018.

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