Dear Ralph, Chemistry Ambassador,
With the academic year in full swing, now is a perfect time to share scholarship and internship opportunities with educators and students in your community. Applications are now being accepted for the following awards:
ACS Scholars: ACS offers renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter chemistry or related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified African American, Hispanic or American Indian students who are high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences. Applications will be due March 1, 2014.
SCI Scholars: Exceptional college sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious 10-week internship through the SCI Scholars Program. Benefits include industrial experience, a generous stipend, scientific meeting travel award, and the chance to nominate a high school teacher of their choice for further benefits. Applications will be due Dec. 14, 2013.
By sharing this message with students, teachers and guidance counselors in your area, you be a Chemistry Ambassador and support the next generation of science professionals.