ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship

May 1, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

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.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a Bachelors degree or higher in chemistry or chemistry-related discipline
  • Have less than one year work experience outside of obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees**
  • Demonstrate an interest and commitment to becoming a secondary educator
  • Be accepted into an education masters program or teacher certification program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Eligible Chemistry-Related Disciplines

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Ceramic Science/ Chemistry/Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology
  • Environmental Science/Engineering (must be chemistry-based)
  • Forensic Science/Chemistry
  • Food Science (not Nutrition)
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Materials Science or Petroleum Engineering
  • Nanotechnology or Nanoscience
  • Paper and Pulp Technology
  • Toxicology

The ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Scholarship is part of ACS-Hach Programs. Learn about the other programs and how they support high school chemistry teachers at every step of their careers.

* Due to scholarship guidelines, scholarship stipends are distributed in equal installments two times per academic year. This may result in scholars receiving half of their total scholarship if they complete their program by the Fall semester.

** If you have more than one year of work experience, please consider applying for our ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship. Scholarship Search