2021 International Research Experiences for Students Program

The American Chemical Society is currently accepting applications for the 2021 International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program. This program is seeking applicants who are interested in exploring chemistry and chemical engineering research in an international setting. ACS is working with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to place U.S. students at German research labs from May-August 2021.

If selected, you will receive:

  • a generous stipend
  • a housing allowance
  • round trip airfare
  • health insurance while abroad
  • financial support to attend the 2021 DAAD Heidelberg Forum and the 2022 ACS Spring Meeting

The application deadline for this program is December 15, 2020. You may learn more and apply here. For more information, please submit any questions to ires@acs.org.

Please note that while ACS intends to administer the 2021 ACS IRES program, the program is subject to cancellation if deemed necessary by relevant health authorities. 

Arts and Sciences Scholarships and Grants

Applications for  the Autumn 2016 Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship (URS) competition are now available! The scholarships, which typically range from $500 to $6,000, will be distributed in the Spring Semester of 2017. The funds will automatically go toward the payment of the student recipient’s university tuition and fees. Awards will be announced late November 2016.

Basic Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a major program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Have attained junior standing
  • Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Be a potential candidate for graduation with research distinction
    • Be a potential candidate for graduation with honors research distinction
    • Present other evidence of work on a significant research project

The deadline for applications and project adviser recommendations is Monday, September 19. Please visit this link for further details, additional scholarship information, and applications!