Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.
Specific Eligibility Criteria
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.
*Please note that students intending to enter Pre-Med programs or pursuing a degree in Pharmacy are not eligible for this scholarship.