ACS Scholars Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 01

Awarded By

American Chemical Society

Award Amount

Award amounts are given annually as follows: $2,500 for freshmen; $3,000 for sophomores; $5,000 for juniors and seniors. Awards are renewable each year. Please note: The amount of each individual award will depend upon the availability of funding and the number of scholarships awarded.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, 165 scholarships were awarded.

Additional Information

The Selection Committee reviews all applications to determine the best overall applicants. The highest-rated students are selected as scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record, career objective, financial need, leadership ability, participation in school activities, and community service. All candidates who submit complete applications, including financial documentation, are notified of their status in early June. Scholarship funds are sent to the financial aid offices at the recipient's college or university. Checks are issued twice yearly - July and December - and made payable to the award recipient and the school. Please note: Students intending to enter pre-med programs or pursuing a degree in pharmacy are not eligible for this scholarship.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the American Chemical Society (ACS) website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit the following materials: an official transcript ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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