Project SEED Scholarships

Scholarship at a Glance

Recipient Student
Category Diversity
AmountUp to $5,000 per academic year


The scholarships are intended to assist former SEED participants as they transition from high school to college.

Learn more about SEED Scholarships  


There are several Project SEED scholarships available, including renewable and nonrenewable awards. Selection is based on achievement in school, success in the Project SEED program, financial need, and intended chemical-related field of scientific study.

One-Year, Non-renewable Scholarships

  • These award up to $5,000 for your freshman year in college. Each year, approximately 30 awardees are selected.

Renewable Scholarship - Joseph D. Loconti

  • This awards between $2,500 and $5,000 for four years in college. One awardee is selected each year from the pool of one-year, non-renewable scholarship applicants. No additional paperwork or applications necessary to apply.

Renewable Scholarship - CIBA Specialty Chemicals:

  • This awards 2-5 sophomores that were previously selected as a one-year scholarship recipient.  Students can apply during the second half of their freshman year for $5,000 per academic year for 3 additional years. Eligible students will be contacted directly with information to apply.


Eligibility Information is on the Project Seed Scholarships page.


January 31, 2022

How to Apply

Detailed information is available on the Project Seed Scholarships page.

Contact Information

ACS Project SEED Program
Phone: 1-800-227-5558 (ext. 4380)

Related Opportunities

  • Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship Providing scholarships for female undergraduate majors in chemistry or related disciplines who are beginning their junior or senior years of study.

  • ACS Scholars Renewable scholarships for undergraduates from historically underrepresented groups majoring in chemistry-related disciplines and pursuing chemistry-related careers.

  • Project SEED Fellowship Supporting high school students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to learn about chemistry careers and receive mentoring in a paid summer internship program.