AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. AWWA
supports students through discounted memberships and more
than 17 scholarships. See Web site for details.
Stipend: Varies depending on award
When: Varies depending on award
Where: Varies depending on award
Applications due: Applications for 2019 will be available in
Fall 2018. (Please see Web site to confirm dates for specific
ACS Congressional Fellowship
The ACS Congressional Fellowship Program places two fellows each year as staff members in the office of a Senator,
Representative, or Committee. As part of a broader effort
administered by AAAS that places more than 30 scientists per
year in Congress, the program has two main goals: ( 1) to provide policy-makers with high quality information on science-related issues and ( 2) to educate scientists about how government works and how science policy is made. Fellows work on
the Congressional staff of their choice; placement support is
provided by ACS and AAAS. Fellows typically serve as legislative assistants, advising on a range of science policy issues and
interacting with constituents.
Stipend: $79,720–90,350 per year (based on experience and
government salary rates), along with other support, including
reimbursement for health care insurance
When: One year, renewable for a second year
Where: The office of a Senator, Representative, or Congressional Committee
Applications due: January 15, 2019
ACS Science Policy Fellowship
The ACS Science Policy Fellowship Program places one fel-
low with the ACS External Affairs and Communications team
(EAC) for one to two years. The fellow works with experi-
enced EAC staff to provide information to policy-makers on
the role of science in public policy, advance specific recom-
mendations about issues affecting the chemical enterprise,
and inform and involve ACS members in the policy process.
EAC staff cover a range of issues of interest to ACS members,
including federal funding for scientific research; science, tech-
nology, engineering and math education; green chemistry;
environmental policy; and regulatory policy.
Stipend: $75,000–100,000 per year, along with other support,
including reimbursement for health care insurance
Where: Washington, DC
Applications due: January 15, 2019
ACS Science Coaches
Science Coaches is a joint American Chemical Society (ACS)
and American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)
educational outreach initiative to enhance science skills in
students in elementary, middle, and high schools by pairing
chemists (coaches) with AACT teacher members. Science
Coaches One-on-One: This face-to-face program requires
teachers and coaches to meet at least six times during the
school year. Science Coaches Teams: One coach is partnered
with three AACT teacher members in a private, virtual forum
to answer questions, contribute to discussions, and provide
chemistry advice. Teachers and coaches are required to interact with the team at least twice a month. At this time, a school
donation is unavailable to teachers in Science Coaches Teams.
Benefits: Science Coaches One-on-One, The American
Chemical Society donates $500 to the teacher’s school to enhance science education.
Eligibility: Please see Web site.
Applications due: September 1
Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing
Diversity in the Chemical Sciences
Sponsored by the ACS Committee on Minority Affairs, the
Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals and/
or institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical
sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that
promote inclusiveness within the region.
Award: The award consists of a medal and a $1,000 grant to
support and further the activities for which the award was
made. The award also will include funding to cover the recipient’s travel expenses to the ACS regional meeting at which the
award will be presented.
Applications due: All ACS Regional Meetings held January
1 through June 30, March 1. All ACS Regional Meetings held
July 1 through December 31, August 1.