The American Chemistry Society Scholars Program (ACS Scholars) is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research center, which is actively investigating the health effects of environmental agents and serving as a resource for the community.

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who wish to pursue a career in chemistry or related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students.

Eligibility:

1.) African American, Native American and Hispanic students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award

2.) High school seniors entering college and planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field

3.) College freshmen, sophomores or juniors currently pursuing or planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field

4.) Community college students majoring in a two-year chemical technology program or planning to transfer to a four-year school

Awards:

$2,500 for freshmen
$3,000 for sophomores
$5,000 for juniors and seniors

The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year.

Application Due Date: May 1, 2015

For further instructions and to apply, please visit http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html