As of June 1, 2019 this website will be inactive and all material transferred to the Georgia Section new website at www.acsga.org.
Feel free to check out the new website now, while it is still a work in progress, and provide any feedback using the contact form there.
Academic Requirements- Students entering their junior or senior year in high school and who have completed at least one high school chemistry course are eligible to apply. AP Chemistry is highly recommended.
Family Income Requirements-Student must be recognized as economically disadvantaged to be considered for Project SEED. Preference will be given to students whose family income does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty guidelines based on family size (see table).
Size of family
Application forms and information can be obtained by emailing the Georgia Section Project SEED chair, Dr. Ajay Mallia (firstname.lastname@example.org). Project SEED committee should receive all completed forms by noon on April 30, 2019.
The Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites proposals from interested parties for the annual Mini-grant Program. The mini-grants enable activities intended for improving public understanding, appreciation and knowledge of chemistry and the chemical sciences in the greater Atlanta region. Grants of up to $1000 will be awarded.
Online application form is available here: https://goo.gl/forms/vlTMzEdcMFsBXGap2.
Please sign up to help with the ACS Booth at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo
1-hour booth shifts are available, and free t-shirts will be given to volunteers who sign up by 3/7!
Please contact Amanda Wollnick (email@example.com), Chair of the Outreach Committee for the Women Chemists Committee (WCC), if you have questions or if you would prefer to volunteer on a date prior to the event
EXPO BOOTH DETAILS:
WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2019
TIME: Your 1-hour shift(s) between 10am-5pm
WHERE: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA 0306 (https://goo.gl/maps/cLHPfdXM5Ev)
WHAT: You will be welcoming hundreds of families to the expo, letting people know about ACS and also that 2019 is the 150th year of the periodic table. There will be activities and gifts for visitors to the booth.
The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Local Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Percy Julian Award. This award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.
The deadline for application is April 12, 2019. Full details and application.
The results of elections for the 2019 ACS Georgia Section officers have completed and the results are in. Congratulations to our new officers and thanks to all who volunteered to serve!
Chair-elect: Jahari Soward
Secretary: Tyler Kinner
Member-at-large: Cory Elizabeth Turner
Councilors: Mark Mitchell and Joe Stoner
Alternate Councilors: Jason Lye and Laurel Royer
Replacement Councilor: Lissa Dulany