American Chemical Society Scholars Program

  • Scholarship Intent: The ACS offers scholarships to 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.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be a high school senior entering college and planning to pursue full time study in a chemically-related field.
    2) College freshman, sophomores and juniors pursuing chemically-related fields and community college students majoring in a two-year chemical technology program or planning to transfer to a four-year school are also eligible to apply.
    3) Must submit high school or college transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of Student Aid Report.
    4) High school students must also submit ACT or SAT scores.
  • Major: Multiple: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical engineering, Materials science, Environmental science,
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Lower Division; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Mahalia Randle
  • Contact Person title: Program Manager
  • Street Address: 1155 16th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036
  • Phone Number: 1-(800) 227-5558
  • Extension: 6250
  • Email:
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Deadline: March 1

$2,500--freshmen, $3,000--sophomores, $5,000--juniors & seniors