The North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society is soliciting nominations of African American or Native American middle school and high school students for the Freddie and Ada Brown Award

January 31, 2013 at 2:28 PM

 This Award recognizes and encourages high achieving middle- and high-school students, of African American and Native American heritage, to further develop their academic skills, with views on careers in the chemical sciences

Award Amounts:        High School $200.00 Savings Bond and $100.00 gift certificate

                                    Middle School $100.00 Saving Bond and $50.00 gift certificate

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Who is Eligible:          High School students who have completed a chemistry course

                                    Middle School students enrolled in a science class

Grades:           High School B Average in Chemistry, B Average overall

                        Middle School B Average or better in Science, B Average overall

Letter􀁖 of Recommendation: Math or Science/Chemistry Teachers or Guidance Counselor

Statement:       High School “Why I like Chemistry”

                        Middle School “Why I like Science”

Selection Criteria: Applicants must be African American (Black) or Native American (including Pacific Islander) or of mixed race.

Transcript: Official transcript required.

Financial Need: Not Required.

Applications available on the web: or from your school guidance office.

Return Application To: Freddie and Ada Brown Award, NJACS Section Office, 49 Pippen Way, Morristown, NJ 07960

Due Date: Completed Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2013.

Questions: Contact Jeannette Brown or 908-239-1515

The North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society (NJACS) is one of the largest local sections of the ACS with 5,000 plus members.    The North Jersey Section is celebrating 88 years of service to the membership and the public. (

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization with a membership of nearly 159,000 chemists and chemical engineers, the American Chemical Society publishes scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences, and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.(

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