Student Member Newsletter

March 2017

ACS Student Member Communities

March is Women’s History Month and we are celebrating by highlighting the women scientists who have played a significant role in shaping our culture and society. Many of our world’s most important discoveries have been made by women. To learn more about these women and their contributions visit our website.

Important Dates & Reminders

Apply Now to Take Part in the Chem Demo Exchange at the National Meeting
Chem Demo registration is now open. Only 35 chapters will be accepted; Will yours be one? Apply by March 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm.

Community Interaction Grant
Your chapter can receive up to $500 in matched funding for activities that support science learning of minority K-12 students. The application period for the Community Interaction Grant is from March 13 – April 26, 2017.

New Activities Grant
Active chapters are eligible to receive up to $500 in matching funds to support new and innovative chemistry-related projects. The application period for the New Activities Grant is from March 13 – April 26, 2017.

National Meeting Travel Grant
ACS awards grants to help student chapters pay registration fees, lodging, and/or transportation costs associated with ACS National Meetings. This grant is for Undergraduates who are presenting at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session or a Successful Student Chapter poster at Sci-Mix. The application period for the National Meeting Travel Grant is from March 13 – April 26, 2017.

Submit your abstract for the DC National Meeting!
Abstract submissions are open for the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC. Check out our guide to submitting an abstract as well as deadlines for the different divisions. The Division of Chemical Education [CHED] abstracts are due on March 27, 2017.

ACS National Meeting- Undergraduate Program
Don’t miss out on the Undergraduate Program taking place at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA. The dates for the Undergraduate Program are April 2-4, 2017.

Resources for Student Members

inChemistry Magazine has a New Home!
inChemistry magazine has a new look, and it’s now accessible to you from anywhere, on any device! Check out inChemistry, and share with your friends and professors.

Plan your chapter’s spring activities
Login to the Student Chapters Online Management Tool  to update your activities for the spring semester and begin working on filling out your responses for the student chapter report. Reports are due on May 24, 2017 at 6:00AM in your time zone.