ACS PRF research grant programs support fundamental research in the petroleum field, and development of the next generation of engineers and scientists through advanced scientific education. Research areas supported include chemistry, the earth sciences, chemical and petroleum engineering, and related fields such as polymers and materials science. Membership in the American Chemical Society is not a requirement or a factor in awarding ACS PRF grants.
Information on PRF grants is available for:
At this time we are not accepting proposals for ND, DNI, UR, and UNI grant programs. The next submission window will be from Monday, September 18, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017 and the submitted proposals will be considered at the May 2018 ACS PRF Advisory Board Meeting.
|Research Grants for Doctoral Departments|
|New Directions (ND)||Grants for new directions in research||Faculty from Ph.D.-granting colleges and universities||September 18, 2017 to October 20, 2017|
|Doctoral New Investigator (DNI)||Starter grants for new faculty||Faculty from Ph.D.-granting departments within the first 3 years of their first academic appointment|| September 18, 2017 to October 20, 2017
|Research Grants for Non-Doctoral Departments|
|Undergraduate Research (UR)||Grants for undergraduate faculty||Faculty from non-doctoral departments||September 18, 2017 to October 20, 2017|
|Undergraduate New Investigator (UNI)||Starter grants for new faculty||Faculty from non-doctoral departments within the first 3 years of their first academic appointment||September 18, 2017 to October 20, 2017|