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ACS PPG Scholars Plus

The ACS PPG Scholars Plus are Hispanic scholarships sponsored by American Chemical Society (ACS).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $3000
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior entering a full-time four-year undergraduate program with a major in chemistry or chemical engineering. Applicant must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and be from one of the following locations: Lake Charles, La; Shelby and Lexington, N.C.; Cleveland, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Penn; Oak Creek, Wis.; Houston, Tex.; Natrium or New Martinsville, W.Va.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

You can find out more by contacting:

Robert J. Hughes
Program Manager

Phone Number: 202 872 6048 / 800 227 5558
Fax Number: 202 776 8003

You should always carefully examine available information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to seek to understand the reason for involvement of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and what they hope to achieve with the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus. If you meet the requirements, make sure there is a decent shot of actually getting the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of going on to be awarded the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tiresome, but take the time to make sure that your work was done precisely and in its entirety. Use caution to insure that you will not miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus chooses a winner and distributes any funds so that you can know if you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to cover the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus to assist with your expenses can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the ACS/PPG Scholars Plus, continue looking, you might find new scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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