Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society

U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) Exam

The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad and the International Chemistry Olympiad are multi-tiered competitions that bring together the world's most talented high school students to test their knowledge and skills in chemistry. Nations around the world conduct examinations to nominate the most high-performing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad.

Information about the USNCO exam (old tests, rules, etc) can be found on the National ACS website.

Visit the 2012 USNCO Exam page for details about the date, time and location of this year's local and national Chemistry Olypiad exams.

ACS Scholarship Exam

The Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society sponsors an annual Scholarship Examination competition for high school students in the Chicago area who are presently enrolled in the first year of high school level chemistry class. Monetary prizes are awarded to the top five students and their nominating teachers. All winners and their teachers are invited as guests to the Education Night meeting of the Chicago Section ACS for presentation of the awards/tuition certificates.

Visit the 2012 Scholarship Exam page for nominating forms,
rules and details this year's exam.