Brown, URI, and Providence College Receive ACS Project SEED Grant

A team of PIs, including Jerome Robinson (Brown), Seann Mulcahy (Providence College), Mindy Levine (URI), and Brenda Rubenstein (Brown), have received $22K in funding to support 9 economically-disadvantaged local students to pursue paid summer research internships. The Project SEED Program is a national program sponsored by the American Chemical Society designed to enable disadvantaged students to pursue research. As part of the program, students:

Conduct 8-10 weeks of research over the course of the summer in a real University chemistry lab

Receive a $2500 stipend

Participate in free college application, college admissions, resume, and other career-oriented workshops

Present their research at the ACS Fall 2018 meeting in Boston

Participate in free summer recreational outings (including athletic and July 4th events) with their cohort

Are eligible for special ACS college scholarships

To participate, students must be juniors or seniors in high school. Their family income must not exceed twice the federal poverty line. Students should express their interest in the program at the following link:

Thank you to the American Chemical Society for making this possible!