To provide scholarships for female* undergraduate majors in chemistry or related disciplines who are beginning their junior or senior years of study.
*This includes women (both cis and trans) and persons assigned female at birth (AFAB). For more information regarding the gender inclusive language used in this document, please visit the ACS Inclusivity Style Guide.
The Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship was established by Paul R. Jones, in memory of his wife, to provide scholarships for female undergraduate majors in chemistry or related disciplines who are beginning their junior or senior years of study. Priscilla Carney Jones wished to have this scholarship established because of the difficulties she faced as a female chemist early in her career.
The scholarship is a one-time award on the basis of both need and scholarship. The award amount is subject to available funding, but will be a minimum of $1,500. The award is sent directly to the recipient’s financial aid office and may be used for tuition, books, and lab fees. On-and-off campus housing, transportation, and other personal fees (e.g., sorority dues) may not be paid from this award.
To be considered a candidate, students must meet the following criteria:
May 1. All application materials must be received by this date.
In the online application process, the applicant will be required to provide/upload the following:
Paul R. Jones
American Chemical Society
Women Chemists Committee
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036