ACS Student Chapter Grants

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 any of the following six ACS Student Chapter grants.

Grants for New Chapters

Don't have a chapter yet? Get a $300 starter grant to help you launch a new chapter or re-activate an inactive one.

Open to both Domestic (US & PR) and International Student 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. Check out our new program for ACS international chapters!

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. See the National Meeting Travel Grant webpage for details.

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 help improve the science learning experience of minority children through 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!

International Student Chapter Activities 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.