Senior Chemists Committee Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect (DEIR) Grant
Grant at a Glance
To support new projects led by senior ACS members that advance ACS's values of diversity, equity, inclusion and respect.
The ACS Committee on Senior Chemists (SCC) has allocated funding for new activities to advance ACS DEIR goals.
The project must be led by a senior ACS member (i.e., over 50 years in age) and must be submitted by a technical division, international section, or any official ACS entity other than a local section. A limited number of proposals (up to $500) will be funded. Grants will be awarded following review by the SCC Awards Subcommittee.
The application will open on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, and must be submitted by Friday, April 22, 2022.
The proposal should address:
- Impact of the project on diversity, equity, inclusion and/or respect
- Estimated potential magnitude of the impact on systemic racism
- Level of engagement by senior ACS members and/or other seniors
- Current and potential support from partners, including the possibility of long-term continuation of the proposed activity
The proposed event or activity can be scheduled in 2022 or 2023.
A report on the project must be submitted within 30 days of the event or the start of the activity.