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ACS: Chemistry for Life Scholarship

ACS: Chemistry for Life Scholarship

Application Window: November 1st - March 1st
The amount of each individual award depends upon the availability of funding, the number of scholarships awarded, and evidence of financial need.  Scholarship recipients receive between $1,000 and $5,000 per academic year. Scholarship awards are renewable as long as Scholars maintain academic performance requirements.
The ACS Scholars Program is open to:
  • U.S. citizens or a legal permanent U.S. residents (please inquire via email if you have questions regarding asylum or DACA status)
  • African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (please see website for more details)
  • Graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors. Seniors can apply for their fifth year.
  • Those intending to major or are already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND planning to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well (please see website for more details)
  • Full-time students at a high school or an accredited college, university, or community college
  • Those demonstrating high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)