The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program awards continous scholarships of up to $5,000 to underrepresented minority students such as African-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos and Native Americans who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology.
- Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
- Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, “B” or better)
- Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form
- Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology
- Be planning a career in the chemical sciences.
Keep in mind that students intending to enter Pre-Med programs or pursuing a degree in Pharmacy are not eligible for this scholarship.
To apply, you must submit an online application. Click on the link provided.