The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce two awards for high school seniors.
The 2020 Percy Julian 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 2020 St. Elmo Brady Award will be given to a High School Senior in recognition of the goal of becoming a first-generation college student, their scholastic journey, personal integrity and perseverance. The recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.
The deadline for applications for either award is April 16, 2020. Award recipients will be notified by May 1, 2020. Awards will be presented at the ACS Georgia Section meeting which will be held at Spelman College on May 12, 2020. Please submit application and supporting materials by email to Dr. Pamela Leggett-Robinson.
Although schools have been closed due to COVID-19, counselors are still able to request transcripts and provide letters of recommendations for students. Please have all these materials sent by email as indicated above.