ACS Scholars Program accepting applications

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2023 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups who are majoring in chemistry-related disciplines and intending to pursue chemistry-related careers. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000 per academic year. To date, more than 4,000 students have received funding from the ACS Scholars Program.

In addition to providing financial support, the ACS Scholars Program pairs students with academic and professional mentors, provides access to internship experiences and offers conference travel awards.

Scholarship applications will be accepted online at the ACS Scholars Program website through March 1, 2023, for the 2023-24 academic year. There you can also find eligibility requirements, application advice and a webinar recording with important tips. For additional information, please send an email to

Watch this short video to meet just a few of the thousands of ACS Scholars alumni who credit the program for helping them launch successful careers. The ACS Scholars Program is made possible by generous contributions from many corporations, foundations and individuals.


The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS’ mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and all its people. The Society is a global leader in promoting excellence in science education and providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple research solutions, peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences, eBooks and weekly news periodical Chemical & Engineering News. ACS journals are among the most cited, most trusted and most read within the scientific literature; however, ACS itself does not conduct chemical research. As a leader in scientific information solutions, its CAS division partners with global innovators to accelerate breakthroughs by curating, connecting and analyzing the world’s scientific knowledge. ACS’ main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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