The Project Connect Grants for Local Sections were inaugurated in 2001 to assist local sections with their efforts to reach out to students, recent chemical engineering graduates, and new engineers.
Sections are encouraged to request funds to help support innovative programs designed to increase participation of young graduates transitioning from student to professional.
In this program, 12-15 annual grants of $150-$600 each are awarded to sections submitting qualified applications.
|March 31, 2024
|Local Sections Committee (LSC)
|The Project Connect Subcommittee, in conjunction with the Local Section Executive Committee, will review the applications and distribute the grants within 30 days of the deadlines.
Each section may only receive one grant per programming year (July to June). Sections who receive the grant must submit a summary report of their funded project before they can apply for the grant in the next funding year.
The quarterly deadlines for applications are:
Project Connect Grant Programming Ideas
Here are some of the innovative and successful local section programs supported by John J. McKetta Project Connect grants: