American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Funding

The ACS Petroleum Research Fund offers several research grant programs supporting fundamental research in the petroleum field for both new faculty and established researchers. The next submission window for research proposals is now open. Proposals must be received no later than 5 p.m. ET, March 15, 2019. Please notify your department staff of this deadline.

More information on ACS PRF Grant Programs that support fundamental research directly related to petroleum or fossil fuels is available on the Fund’s website along with application forms. There are also instructive videos and other useful information for applicants on this site.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Fund by email ( or at 202.872.4481.