The ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship is awarded to recent graduates and graduate students with limited work experience and an interest in becoming secondary chemistry teachers. Recipients must be pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher.
Scholarship recipients receive:
A) Scholarship stipends (up to $6,000 for full-time study or up to $3,000 for part-time study) towards the completion of a Masters degree in education or secondary chemistry/science certification.*
B) Support and mentoring throughout their three year teaching commitment.
Scholarship stipends can be applied to tuition, books, room and board, and other education-related expenses and are renewable up to three years. Scholarships cannot be applied to expenses retroactively.
To be eligible, you must:
A) Have a Bachelors degree or higher in chemistry or chemistry-related discipline
B) Have less than one year work experience outside of obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees**
C) Demonstrate an interest and commitment to becoming a secondary educator
D) Be accepted into an education masters program or teacher certification program
E) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident