American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Description: 
The American Chemical Society sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, and students seeking a two-year degree in chemical technology. The programs are designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology.
Qualifications: 
To be considered a candidate, students should meet the following criteria: 1) African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; 2) U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. 3) full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college 4) high academic achievers in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better) 5) able to demonstrate evidence of financial need according to FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form 6) a graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.**Please note that students planning careers in medicine or pharmacy are not eligible**