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 21-25, 2021
    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 “Macromolecular Chemistry: The Second Century” and the meeting will be held on March 21 – 25, 2021 in San Antonio, TX.

  • 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.

  • 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 16–18
    ACS Green Chemistry Institute 24th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Virtual Conference

    The 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will be now be held virtually on June 16–18, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Seattle. The theme for the 2020 conference is “Systems-Inspired Design”.

  • August 14-15
    ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety CHAS/LSI Professional Development Workshops

    Join the Laboratory Safety Institute virtually for their online safety workshop on August 11 - 14, 2020. AACT members are eligible for a discounted registration rate, and need based scholarships covering registration are also available.

  • August 16-20
    American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition

    The ACS Fall 2020 VIRTUAL Meeting & Expt will be held August 16-20, 2020 online only. The theme is “Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market”. Details for attendees, presenters, and organizers will be announced over the coming days and weeks. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for updated general information.

  • 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.

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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.