2019 ACS Student Leadership Award Application

Gain leadership skills and network with other ACS leaders by applying for a 2019 ACS Student Leadership award! The award covers travel, accommodation, and registration expenses for the 2019 ACS Leadership Institute, to be held January 25-27, 2019, in Atlanta, GA.

To be considered for an award, you must:

  • Have completed one or more years towards an undergraduate degree in the chemical sciences, but NOT graduating in 2019
  • Be a paid ACS student member
  • Currently hold or have held an office in an active ACS student chapter
Most fields are required, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation as indicated at the end of the form. Please upload these as pdf files. If you need help uploading the files in pdf format, we will be happy to assist you. Please contact undergrad@acs.org for assistance. For more award details visit the ACS Leadership Institute page.
All applications must be received by Friday, November 2, 2018!

File upload - All files must be in a pdf format - if you need assistance please contact undergrad@acs.org

Please review the following criteria before uploading your materials:
  • Cover Letter (no more than two pages) describing:
    (a) your past and present leadership roles
    (b) skills you have obtained in those roles
    (c) leadership skills you would like to develop
    Your cover letter should also address this 3-part question:
    - Identify the challenges in your chapter and describe how ACS leadership training could help with addressing these challenges.
    - What solutions do you have?
    - How will the ACS Leadership Institute help with this?
  • Résumé (please specify your leadership experiences)
  • Letter of reference from a faculty advisor who can speak to your plans to strengthen your ACS student chapter

If you have questions please contact the ACS Student Communities at undergrad@acs.org