Travel, Grants & Awards

Global Innovation Grant

The ACS International Activities Committee sponsored Global Innovation Grant assists International Chapters, International Student Chapters, Technical Divisions, and Local Sections with travel, projects, and events. Grants up to $5,000 are available annually (pending budget approval) in support of IAC strategic interests and priorities and to catalyze new international collaborations and partnerships dedicated to solutions to global challenges.

Collaboration between entities listed above is especially encouraged. Co-sponsored submissions from Divisions, Local Sections, and Committees with International Chapters will be given special consideration.

*Please note: the Global Innovation Grant cannot be used to fund personal research or travel. Proposals cannot benefit an individual ACS member.

All activities associated with awards will need to be completed by December 31st of the award year.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000


  • ACS International Chapters
  • ACS international members working as a group if a chapter does not exist in their country
  • ACS International Student Chapters
  • Local Sections
  • Technical Divisions

Applications Due: April 9, 2023