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AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

    American Chemical Society Scholars Program
    1155 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC  20036
    800-227-5558, Ext. 6250
    email: scholars@acs.org
    www.acs.org/scholars

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    Over one hundred scholarships of up to $5,000 per year for under-
    represented minority students planning to pursue undergraduate
    college degrees in the chemical sciences, including 2-year chemical
    technology programs.  Applicants must meet the following requirements:
    be in a minority group; be citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.;
    high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to 
    major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials 
    science, environmental science, toxicology or other discipline centered 
    on chemical science; attend an accredited college or university on a 
    full-time basis; have demonstrated high achievement in chemistry or 
    science; and show evidence of financial need for scholarship aid 
    according to FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) 
    guidelines.  

    Selection based on:  interest in the chemical sciences, demonstrated 
    potential for success, overall GPA of 3.0 or better, leadership skills, 
    participation in community service and extracurricular activities and, 
    recommendations, review of transcripts and personal statements.

    Applications are available on our website, www.acs.org/scholars
    November 1 - March 1 annually.

    Deadline:  March 1

		
		

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