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 22-26
    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 22 – 26, 2020, Philadelphia, PA.

  • 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.

  • May 27-29
    ACS Central Regional Meeting (CERM 2020)

    Join us for the Central Regional Meeting in Columbus, OH on May 27 – 29, 2020. The core of the technical program themed Envision Tomorrow’s Chemistry features world class speakers, brilliant symposia, and provides a welcoming setting for collaborative interactions between academic and industrial researchers during special events.

  • June 12
    ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2020)

    Join us for the 2020 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York on June 12, 2020. This year’s theme will be Chemistry in Focus.

  • June 16-18
    ACS Green Chemistry Institute 24th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference

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

  • June 28 - July 1
    ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2020)

    Join us for the Northwest Regional meeting at Western Washington Univesity in Bellingham, WA on June 28 – July 1, 2020. This year’s theme will be Peak Challenges, Oceans of Opportunity.

  • July 7-14
    ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy

    The 2020 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 on July 7 – 14, 2020 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO.

  • October 18-21
    ACS Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM 2209)

    Network and learn about the latest research from chemical professionals across the Northeastern Region! Join us at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on October 18 – 21, 2020. This year’s theme is “Focusing on the Future of Chemistry”.

  • 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.