Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award

Award at a Glance

TypeAward
Recipient Student
Category Community Recognition,  Green Chemistry
Amount-
Contactgci@acs.org
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Purpose

To provide national recognition for ACS student chapters that have shown outstanding commitment to incorporating green chemistry into their annual activities.

Description

The Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award is an acknowledgement of green chemistry activities conducted by a student chapter. Student involvement in green chemistry principles and practices is essential to the integration of environmentally benign technologies in academia and industry. 

Recipients:

  • Are recognized at the Green Chemistry Student Chapter Awards Ceremony held at ACS Meetings
  • Receive information on green chemistry travel awards and scholarship opportunities
  • May request complimentary copies of educational materials
  • Gain connections with faculty engaged in green chemistry research

Eligibility

ACS student chapters may be recognized as a green chemistry chapter by engaging in at least three green chemistry activities during the academic year. Learn more about what activities are eligible.

Deadline

Contact gci@acs.org

How to Apply

The chapter report serves as the basis for awarding "green" status to student chapters. Green chemistry activities may be documented in the annual report through minutes, announcements, photographs, and/or newsletters.

Notification

Student chapters that apply for the Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award will be notified at the beginning of the academic year following the year for which the application was submitted. The initial notification is sent via email, followed by a letter in early October for chapters that earned the award.

Sponsor

ACS Green Chemistry Institute

Contact Information

ACS Green Chemistry Institute
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
gci@acs.org

202-872-6102 or 800-227-5558 ext. 6102

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