Fellowships

 NEW!  – American Chemical Society Scholars Program

This is a renewable scholarship that awards between $1000 and $5000per year for students meeting the criteria below.  Please forward to folks in chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, biochemistry, materials science, and chemistry departments. Full list of acceptable majors is on our website www.acs.org/scholars.

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (application in progress ok)
  • Attending or planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year U.S. institution for their undergraduate degree
  • African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, and/or American Indian ethnicity
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Majoring in a chemical science and planning a career in the same (pre-med, pre-nursing, pre-pharmacy are not eligible)
  • Open to high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors (attending for a 5th year or second bachelor’s degree)

To apply:

  1. Complete the online application at www.acs.org/scholars
  2. Submit Student Aid Report via email to scholars@acs.org
  3. Arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to scholars@acs.org
  4. Arrange for official transcripts to be sent to scholars@acs.org or to our mailing address.

More information and the application can be found at our website (www.acs.org/scholars).


The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

 Application Deadline:  TBA

 This is a merit-based graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants who are 30 or younger as of the application deadline: November 1, 2016. Every year the program selects 30 Fellows, each of whom receives up to $90,000 over one to two years for full-time graduate study in any discipline or profession at a US graduate institution. Fellows also join an extraordinary community of past recipients that includes over 550 New Americans working at the tops of their respective fields. If born abroad, an applicant must be a naturalized citizen, a green card holder, or a DACA recipient. If born in the United States, an applicant’s parents must have been born abroad as non-US citizens. Applicants must be applying to graduate school or in the first two years of their graduate program as of the application deadline. More information and the online application can be found at www.pdsoros.org


The Ford Foundation Fellowships for Life Sciences Research

 Trialect  is soliciting applications for The Ford Foundation Fellowships for Life Sciences Research. This year the program will award approximately 36 dissertation fellowships, 24 postdoctoral fellowships, and 60 predoctoral fellowships. Fellowships are tenable at any fully accredited, non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education. An applicant need not be accepted by the chosen institution at the time of application. 

The details can be perused at:

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships
Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowships
Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships