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:
|Research Grants for Doctoral Departments|
|New Directions (ND)||Grants for new directions in research||Faculty from Ph.D.-granting colleges and universities||September 21, 2020 to October 16, 2020|
|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 21, 2020 to October 16, 2020|
|Research Grants for Non-Doctoral Departments|
|Undergraduate Research (UR)||Grants for undergraduate faculty||Faculty from non-doctoral departments||September 21, 2020 to October 16, 2020|
|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 21, 2020 to October 16, 2020|