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
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: www.njacs.org/freddieadabrown 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 Jebrown@infionline.net 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. (http://www.njacs.org)
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.(http://www.chemistry.org)