ERIC Number: ED411369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Minority Affairs Department Resource Guide.
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
The American Chemical Society (ACS), founded in 1876, is a not-for-profit organization that is recognized as a world leader in fostering scientific education and research and promoting public understanding of science. The ACS Committee on Minority Affairs has a mission to develop and implement programs to support minority involvement in the sciences. The ACS also sponsors a minority scholarship program and maintains a network of information for those interested in minority programs and activities. This network includes Internet information and a number of other resources listed in this guide, many of which are of interest to educators and students. The guide provides information or resources that will provide information in the following sections: (1) the ACS Home Page; (2) Minority Affairs Main Page; (3) ACS Committee on Minority Affairs; (4) the Minority Affairs Program; (5) ACS Scholars Program; (6) Minority Affairs Resource Information Home Page; (7) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (listing); (8) Tribally Controlled Colleges (listing); (9) Colleges and Universities with Predominantly Hispanic Populations (listing); (10) Organizations with Minority Affairs Programs in Science, A-M; (11) Organizations with Minority Affairs Programs in Science, N-Z; (12) Upcoming Conferences of Minority Advocacy Organizations; (13) Financial Aid Resources for Underrepresented Minorities in General; (14) Financial Aid Resources Specifically for African Americans; (15) Financial Aid Resources Specifically for Hispanic Americans; (16) Financial Aid Resources Specifically for Native Americans; (17) African American Members of the 105th United States Congress; (18) Hispanic Members of the 105th United States Congress; and (19) Native American Members of the 105th United States Congress. (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Students, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Legislators, Minority Groups, Participation, Resources, Scholarships, Science Education, Sciences, Student Financial Aid, Student Recruitment, Technology Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.