ACS Student Chapter Grants
Student Chapter IYPT Grant
Show us your best IYPT-themed plans, whether you're going to educate the community through an outreach event, host a speaker series, engage fellow students in an element-based contest, or otherwise share your chapter's IYPT enthusiasm. Learn more and apply by November 15!
Does your chapter have an innovative idea or community service project you’d like to implement this year? Are you interested in planning or attending a scientific meeting? Active ACS Student Chapters are eligible for the grants listed below.
Grants for New Chapters
- National Meeting Travel Grant for Domestic Chapters (US & PR)
ACS awards grants to help domestic and international student chapters pay registration fees, lodging, and/or transportation costs associated with ACS National Meetings. This grant is for Undergraduates who are presenting at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session or a Successful Student Chapter poster at SCI-Mix.
- Undergraduate Programming at Regional Meetings Grant
Chapters can receive up to $2,800 to develop undergraduate events and activities for ACS Regional Meetings.
- Community Interaction Grant
Chapters are eligible to receive up to $500 to support community interactions and projects.
- New Activities Grant
Active chapters are eligible to receive up to $500 in matching funds to support new and innovative chemistry-related projects.
- Inter-Chapter Relations Grant
Chapters hosting an inter-chapter event are eligible for up to $750 in funding!
- Undergraduate Research Symposium Grant (Pilot)
Highlight your chapter's organizational skills by hosting a research symposium at your school and earn up to $1000 to support your program. Successful programs must be at least 51% undergrad and must explain how the chapter will use the funds, how they will determine abstract acceptance and distribute award notifications, and identify how the chapter plans to achieve its goals set in the proposal.
- National Meeting Travel Grant for International Student Chapters
Active ACS international student chapters are eligible to receive an ACS National Meeting Travel Grant that may be used to cover fees, lodging, and/or transportation costs associated with ACS National Meetings.
- International Student Chapter Activity Grant
ACS international student chapters are eligible to receive up to $750 to fund projects and events related to: professional development, research, community engagement and service, and SMART goal achievement.