Green Chemistry Summer School

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Key Dates:

January 24, 2020
Applications due by 11:59 p.m. (applicant's local time)

March 16, 2020
Application acceptance notification emails go out

July 7-14, 2020
Program takes place


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ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy

ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy


ACS summer school class of 2019
ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy Class of 2019.


Apply to Attend

July 7-14, 2020
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado

  • Applications for 2020 are now open. APPLY NOW
  • Apply by January 24, 2020 to be Considered for the Class of 2020.
  • The application window will close at 11:59 p.m. (applicant’s local time) on Friday, January 24, 2020.
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status no later than Monday, March 16, 2020.

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars explore scientific solutions to global sustainability challenges, including sustainable energy, at the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy.

This week-long residential program includes presentations by green chemistry and sustainable energy experts, poster sessions, collaborative projects, and discussions on the roles of science and technology in solving global sustainability challenges. 

The Summer School is open to those currently studying in the Americas. Most applicants are enrolled in or have completed advanced degree programs in chemistry or chemical engineering, but applicants from related disciplines are welcome to apply. 

Coach-class airfare, ground transportation, shared on-campus housing, meals, and all program costs are provided to participants. International attendees will be reimbursed for the cost of visas.


The Summer School is proudly sponsored by the ACSACS Petroleum Research Fund, and ACS Green Chemistry Institute

ACS GCI's Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference

The 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will be held June 16-18, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Take your sustainable chemistry to the next level - don't miss this conference!  The call for Abstracts is now open and closes on February 17th.  Housing registration opens on February 18th.