Nov. 7 2014 NOW Message: American Chemistry Society Scholars Program

Bdemayato Tanyan Yahi! (Welcome! in the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Language). This NOW message contains information about the American Chemistry Society Scholars Program!


The American Chemistry Society Scholars Program (ACS Scholars) is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research center, which is actively investigating the health effects of environmental agents and serving as a resource for the community.ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who wish to pursue a career in chemistry or related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students.



1.) African American, Native American and Hispanic students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award

2.) High school seniors entering college and planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field.

3) College freshmen, sophomores or juniors currently pursuing or planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field

4.) Community college students majoring in a two-year chemical technology program or planning to transfer to a four-year school


$2,500 for freshmen
$3,000 for sophomores
$5,000 for juniors and seniors

The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year. 

Application Due Date: May 1, 2015
For further instructions and to apply, please visit:

We invite you to visit our website ( for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth.
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