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Project Seed

Project SEED

The ACS Project SEED summer research program opens new doors for economically disadvantaged students to experience what it’s like to be a chemist. Students entering their junior or senior year in high school are given a rare chance to work alongside scientist-mentors on research projects in industrial, academic, and federal laboratories, discovering new career paths as they approach critical turning points in their lives. With guidance from mentors, they gain confidence, a solid sense of direction, and the ability to realize their own potential.

The Midland Section of the ACS has a long history of supporting the Project SEED program. “We began supporting the program in 1978 and had two students that year. The program has been tremendously successful over the years with more than 85% of the SEED students attending college and greater than 60% of those majoring in chemistry related areas,” says Bob Howell, councilor and board member of the Midland Section. The Midland Section of the ACS is considering expanding the number of students it supports in future years.

For more information about Project SEED, contact Project SEED Chair Bernadette Harkness (bernadetteharkness@delta.edu).

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