Scholarships for American Indians
American Chemical Society Scholars Program
American Chemical Society
Attn: Department of Diversity Programs
1155 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 872-6250 Toll-free: (800) 227-5558, ext. 6250 Fax: (202) 872-4361
To provide financial assistance to Native American and other underrepresented minority students who have strong interest in chemistry and a desire to prepare a career in a chemically-related science.
This program is open to
- college-bound high school seniors
- college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors enrolled full time at an accredited college or university
- community college graduates and transfer students who plan to study for a bachelor's degree
- community college freshmen
Applicants must be:
- African American
- American Indian.
They must be majoring or planning to major in:
- chemical engineering
- other chemically-related fields, such as environmental science, materials science, or toxicology, and planning to prepare for a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.
Students planning careers in medicine or pharmacy are not eligible. U.S. citizenship or permanent residents status is required. Selection is based on academic merit (GPA of 3.0 or higher) and financial need.
Stipends range up to $3,000 per year
1 year; may be renewed
This program was established in 1994
Approximately 100 new awards are granted each year
March of each year