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ACS Scholars Program  
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified applicants based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service
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Minorities in Chemistry
College Planning  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.
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Find ACS-Approved Programs  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.
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Earning a Chemistry Degree  
This Web page presents what to expect while studying chemistry at the undergraduate level. Learn about the types of degrees, classes, and lab work.
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Starting at a Community College  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science at a two-year community college.
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Financial Aid  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.
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Finding a Mentor  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.
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Networking  
This Web page lists resources to help make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.
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Undergraduate  
ACS programs and resources for college students with a strong interest in chemistry education and careers.
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Student Affiliates  
The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) is the official ACS organization for undergraduate chemical science majors. Members participate in a wide range of programs and activities that enhance their college experience and prepare them for careers in chemistry.
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About  
The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) is the official ACS organization for undergraduate chemical science majors. Members participate in a wide range of programs and activities that enhance their college experience and prepare them for careers in chemistry.
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Resources  
This is a list of resources available from ACS for Student Affiliate Chapters, including Faculty Advisor Support, Student Affiliates Chapter Grants, ideas for Chapter activities, information and resources on attending ACS meetings, and Student Affiliates Chapter Awards
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Find a Chapter  
Contains a list of Student Affiliate Chapters with active web sites.
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Faculty/Advisor Support  
This site lists resources for guidance supporting a Student Affiliates chapter. Topics include-FANmail newsletter, Faculty Advisor Roles, Student Affiliates Grants, Student Affiliates Chapter Awards, Chapter Activities, Chapter Reports, Starting a Chapter.
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Chapter Activities  
Explore ideas for various ACS Student Affiliate activities, topics include, Chapter Meetings & Events, Attending an ACS Meeting, Speakers, Field Trips, Community Service, and fundraising.
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Chapter Meetings  
Suggestions and advice on how to plan and conduct Student Affiliate Chapter meetings. Topics include conducting your first meeting, preparing for meetings, what to do at meetings, hosting social events, publicizing events and inviting speakers to campus.
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ACS Meetings  
Suggestions for Student Affiliates attending National or Regional ACS Meetings. Student Affiliates members can present posters and papers, get special grants, participate in an activity
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Help Plan Activities  
Information on how to help plan programming and activities at ACS National and Regional meetings. Topics include how to plan National and Regional Meeting Activities and how to become a Student Liaison on Undergraduate Programming.
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Speakers  
ACS Student Affiliate chapters often invite speakers to talk about careers, research, and other topics of interest. This web page lists planning tips and suggestions for lining up speakers.
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Field Trips  
Suggestions for planning and running field trips as part of Student Affiliate Chapter meetings.
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Community Service  
Community Service activities are often part of activities sponsored by Student Affiliates Chapters. This site presents ideas for planning and running community service projects. Ideas include inviting high school students on campus to promote chemistry, participating in charity walks (e.g. March of Dimes), and organizing food/clothing drives.
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Fundraising  
Fundraising activities are often part of activities sponsored by Student Affiliates Chapters. This site presents ideas for planning and running fundraising projects. Ideas include contests & raffles, securing co-sponsors for events or trips, car washes, drives & collections.
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Chapter Reports  
Student Affiliate reports give chapters an opportunity to inform ACS about activities, voice concerns from the academic year, provide suggestions, and become eligible for a Student Affiliates Chapter Award. To remain active, a chapter must submit a report at least once every three years. ,This web page explains how to submit a report online, provides forms and instructions and offers FAQs.
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Forms & Instructions  
Report forms and instructions for filing annual chapter reports. This site includes a link to the online report site.
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Start a Chapter  
Information on how to start or reactivate an ACS Student Affiliate Chapter. Topics include how to plan National and Regional Meeting Activities and how to become a Student Liaison on Undergraduate Programming. Topics include roles for the Faculty Advisor, setting chapter bylaws and electing officers.
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Electing Officers  
Student Affiliates chapters assign responsibilities to members by electing officers. Officers are typically elected for one academic or calendar year. Procedures for electing officers should be specified in chapter bylaws.
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Faculty/Advisor Roles  
Student Affiliates faculty advisors play an important role in guiding, supporting and motivating students. Use the information provided to help make the chapter successful. Topics include advising and mentoring students, guiding Student Affiliates chapters and how to network with the community.
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Start/Reactivate  
Advice for Faculty Advisors on how to start/reactivate a Student Affiliates Chapter. A number of practical suggestions are offered for working with new or reactivated chapters.
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FANmail Newsletter  
The FANmail newsletter provides Student Affiliates members and advisors with the latest announcements and updates from the American Chemical Society. Features include chapter announcements, Faculty Advisor announcements, student announcements and archived newsletters.
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in Chemistry  
in Chemistry is the official magazine of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society. Published quarterly, each issue covers special topics in chemistry, careers, professional development, and other topics of concern to undergraduate students in the chemical sciences
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Experience Opportunities in Chemistry  
Experiential programs are a crucial component of undergraduate education for students majoring in chemistry or related chemical sciences. Gaining real-world experience through research, an internship or a study abroad program can give you the professional edge when applying for a job or graduate school.
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Career Resources  
Resources to help make informed decisions about finding and developing careers a chemical science.
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ACS Directory of Graduate Research  
The ACS Directory of Graduate Research (DGR) is a searchable database of information on chemical research and over 10,000 researchers at universities in the U.S. and Canada.
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Chemical Technician Students  
This page presents ACS programs and resources for students with a strong interest in chemistry or plans to pursue careers as chemical technicians.
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Chemical Technicians
What is a Chemical Technician?  
Chemical technicians work alongside chemists and chemical engineers to develop, test, and manufacture chemical products. This page describes how to prepare for a career as a chemical technician.
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Chemical Technicians
Earn a Chemical Technology Degree  
This page presents information on the types and advantages of various chemical technology degrees.
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Chemical Technicians
Find a School with a Chemical Technology Program  
Use the Directory of Chemistry-Based Technology Programs to find a program by state, or choose a school approved by ACS.
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Division of Chemical Technicians  
This ACS technical division is dedicated to the professional advancement of chemical technicians.
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Chemical Technicians
Graduate  
This page presents ACS programs and resources for undergraduate students applying to graduate school, current graduate students, and post-doctorates transitioning to careers in chemistry.
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Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry  
The path to selecting, applying for, and being accepted to graduate school is laid out in this comprehensive guide.
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Getting Ready for the Workplace  
Get ready to make the transition from academia to industry with guidance on, interviewing, resume writing, salaries, job trends, and much more.
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Resources for Current and Prospective Students  
Find fellowships, grants and other financial resources for graduate students.
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International Students  
Obtain resources and information about admission, financing graduate education in the United States.
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Graduate Education Monthly Bulletin  
The Graduate Education Monthly Bulletin features timely news and events of interest to chemistry graduate students.
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