American Chemical Society

ACS logo

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of five leading scientific societies that have formed the Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in graduate studies in the chemical science and chemical engineering.

The ACS Bridge Project’s mission is to strengthen chemistry in the United States by increasing the number of underrepresented minority students who receive doctoral degrees in chemical sciences.

IGEN Vision: "To achieve equity for underrepresented groups in doctoral degree attainment in physical sciences."

To help diversify the graduate student population in the chemical sciences, ACS established the ACS Bridge Project.

The ACS Bridge Project consists of two components:


GetExperience: New online platform for research opportunities, internships, postdoctoral experiences