Rochester Local Section (Chartered in 1912)

Scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian Chemical Science Students

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must:

  • 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.

 For more information and how to apply, visit

http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html 

Application deadline is  March 1 of each year.

Fall 2013 ACS Scholars and Their Mentors  (RIT)

Dr. Michael G. Coleman, Betsegaw Lemma, Jasmine Edwards, Suzanne F. O’Handley (pictured left to right)

2015 Chair Contacts

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2015 CHAIR CONTACTS

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Jim Reynolds (coordinator)


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