ACS Senior Chemists Committee Mini-Grant Program for Local Sections
The ACS Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) will be offering a limited number of grants to local sections that wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of senior members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit the local community, schools, or legislative government.
- A limited number of grants (up to $500) are available to local sections that wish to host an event/activity that meets the above criteria.
- Local sections must submit a grant application by July 6, 2018. Grant funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
- A summary report must be submitted within 30 days of the conclusion of the event/activity.
Some events for consideration include: special recognition luncheons and dinners for 50, 60, and 70 year members, mentoring activities for undergraduates, collaborative events with younger chemists, tours of historical landmarks, and events to help local community students (e.g., science fairs, STEM projects). For more information and ways to engage senior chemists, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.