American Chemical Society (ACS) Opportunities


  • January 4
    ACS-Hach Professional Development Grant

    This ACS-Hach grant allows high school chemistry educators teaching in a US or US territory school to request up to $1,500 to support professional development to enhance their teaching and student learning. Applications due by January 4 each year.

  • March 29-30
    ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety CHAS/LSI Safety Workshop

    Join the Laboratory Safety Institute for a safety workshop in Orlando, FL on March 29 – 30, 2019. AACT members are eligible for a discounted registration rate, and need based scholarships covering registration are also available.

  • March 31– April 1
    ACS Chemistry Teacher Program at the ACS National Meeting

    Attend the Chemistry Teacher Program at the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA on Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1, 2019. This course includes 2 days of programming designed specifically for teachers of chemistry. Registration to this event includes access to the larger ACS meeting.

  • March 31– April 4
    American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition

    Meet with scientific professionals for networking opportunities and professional development.Information about Upcoming Meetings can be found on the ACS website. The theme will be “Chemistry for New Frontiers” and the meeting will be held on March 31-April 4, 2019, Orlando, FL.

  • April 1
    ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher. Applications accepted February 1–April 1 each year.

  • April 1
    ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to recent graduates and professionals interested in becoming secondary chemistry teachers by pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming a certified chemistry teacher. Applications accepted February 1–April 1 each year.

  • April 1
    ACS Fellows Program

    The ACS Fellows Program recognizes ACS members for excellence and leadership in both of two areas: science, the profession/education/management, and volunteer service in the ACS community. The annual nomination deadline is April 1.

  • April 14
    ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grant

    This grant allow high school chemistry educators in a US or US territory school to request up to $1,500 to support ideas and purchase materials that enhance classroom learning and foster student development. Applications accepted February 1–April 14 annually.

  • May 1-4
    ACS Great Lakes Regional Meeting (GLRM 2019)

    Join us for the Great Lakes Regional meeting in Lisle, IL on May 1 – 4, 2019. The 2019 GLRM will focus on the intersections between education, chemistry careers, and sustainability issues. Look for collaborative sessions, panel discussions, career development, and networking opportunities. The theme of the meeting is Chemistry Connections: Careers, Education, & Sustainability.

  • May 30– June 1
    ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2019)

    Join us for the 2019 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Baltimore MD on May 30 – June 1, 2019. This year’s theme will be Seeking Solutions Through Chemistry.

  • June 1
    ACS ChemClub Community Activites Grants

    Community Activity Grants support chartered ACS ChemClubs in community interactions by service projects or improving science learning experiences. Chartered ChemClubs are eligible to receive up to $300. Applications are accepted April 1–June 1 annually.

  • June 4-8
    ACS Central Regional Meeting (CERM 2019)

    Join us for the 50th Central Regional Meeting at The H Hotel in Midland, MI on June 4 – 8, 2019. The core of the 2019 CERM, technical program themed Molecules to Materials features world class speakers, brilliant symposia, and provides a welcoming setting for collaborative interactions between academic and industrial researchers during special events.

  • June 11-13
    ACS Green Chemistry 23rd Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference

    The 23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference and 9th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry will be held together from the June 11-13, 2019 in Reston, Virginia. The Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference, hosted by the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute, has been a meeting ground for advancing sustainable science and solutions since 1997. The International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) brings the global green chemistry community together every other year to share research and education initiatives.

  • June 16-23
    ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy

    The 2019 ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy will allow students to explore scientific solutions to global sustainability challenges, including sustainable energy. It will be held June 16 – 23, 2019 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.

  • June 16-19
    ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2019)

    Join us for the Northwest Regional meeting at Portland State University in Portland, OR June 16 – 19, 2019. This year's theme is From Nano to Global.

  • June 23-26
    ACS Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2019)

    Network and learn about the latest research from chemical professionals across the Northeastern Region! The sessions will cover a broad range of topics from aerogels to forensic science to peptide chemistry and feature distinguished speakers including Nobel Laureate Joachim Frank and the winner of the 2019 Buck-Whitney award. Join us on June 23 – 26, 2019 at the Saratoga Hilton and Saratoga Springs City Center in Sarasota Springs, NY.

  • October 16-19
    ACS Midwest Regional Meeting (MWRM 2019)

    Join us for the Midwest Regional meeting in in Wichita, KS at Wichita State University on October 16 - 19, 2019. This year’s theme will be Molecular Chemistry.

  • October 20-23
    ACS Southeastern Regional Meeting (SERMACS 2019)

    Join SERMACS for their meeting, Chemistry on the Coast, in Savannah, GA on October 20 - 23, 2019.

  • November 1
    James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching

    This annual award recognizes, encourages, and stimulates outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the United States, its possessions or territories, at the national level. Deadline: November 1.

  • November 1
    George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education

    This annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to chemical education. Deadline: November 1.

  • November 13-16
    ACS Southwest Regional Meeting (SWRM 2019) and Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting (RMRM 2019)

    Join us for the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Regional meeting in El Paso, TX on November 13 - 16, 2019.

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    ACS Green Chemistry Webinars and Videos

    View presentations from the last conference, recorded webinars, and videos covering the principles of green chemistry. You can also view green chemistry webinars on the ACS Green Chemistry YouTube page.

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    ACS Webinars

    Are you interested in culinary chemistry, drug discovery, or popular chemistry? ACS has hundreds of webinars available in their archive and live webinars every Thursday at 2 PM ET.

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    ACS Professional Development Opportunities

    Find opportunities for professional growth such as leadership development, entrepreneurial resources, and short courses.