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· Two $1,500 scholarships given annually, one to a student at
· Awards are given each year to outstanding projects at two science fairs held for public and private school students. ACESS both provides and coordinates the funding and awards from member societies and corporations for the students. ACESS members and societies' members also recruit judges for these fairs. The Community Relations Committee has been handling these events since 1982. The fairs are:
· Akron Science and Technology Expo – an annual fair hosted by the Akron Public Schools.
· Western Reserve District Science Day – an annual regional fair hosted by The University of Akron. Qualifiers at this fair go on to the Ohio State Science Day.
One $1000 scholarship for a student at
One scholarship ($1500) is for a minority student in computer science at UA and the other for a minority student in engineering at UA. The award winners are considered for summer internship at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
These scholarships are awarded to engineering or chemistry students at UA.
The Akron Section of the American Chemical Society provides six $500 awards – one each to a chemistry student at