Scholarships

Chemistry Department Scholarships

The Department of Chemistry awards both undergraduate and graduate scholarships and research fellowships at the end of each academic year.  These awards are supported by generous donations by individuals and groups that support the department and its mission. Award recipients are selected by a departmental nomination process or by a scholarship committee based upon on specific requirements and academic qualifications.

Scholarship Application Available Online.

Available March 1, 2021-March 31, 2021

Scholarships Available

Criteria

Female in chemistry. Advanced research ability. Ambition to go "onward and upward." Academic merit and/or need.

Typical Offering

1 scholarship @ $1500

Criteria

JR/SR standing.  Purpose of fund is to encourage superior talent and achievement in chemistry.  

Typical Offering

2 Scholarships @ 2,000 each

Criteria

Any Chemistry Department Major

Typical Offering

1 Scholarship @ $1,500

Criteria

Declared Chemistry or Biochemistry Major

Typical Offering

4 Scholarships @ $1,500 each

Criteria

Declared chemistry major with overall GPA between 3.2 and 3.8.

Typical Offering

1 scholarship @ $1,500

Criteria 

Must be a student with financial need who are chemistry or biology majors (Offered every other year)

Typical Offering

1 scholarship @ $1,000

Criteria

GPA of 3.0 or above out of 4.0, continual enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student, declared major in chemistry, must demonstrate a commitment to become a high school chemistry teacher. Preference should be given to students with demonstrated financial need. 

Typical Offering

2 Scholarships @ $10,000

Criteria

Student must have superior research talent and achievement in chemistry or biochemistry. Must be declared BS-Biochemistry or BS-Chemistry in their Jr. or Sr. year. Preference should be made to applicants who clearly demonstrate academic merit, scientific research achievement, and financial need. 

Typical Offering

1 scholarship @ $1000

Criteria

Full time enrollment (12 credits or more), undergrad, state supported program, superior academic ability.  Does not consider financial need.

Typical Offering

2 scholarships @ 900 each

Summer Research Fellowships Available

Criteria

Chemistry student demonstrating outstanding academic merit and/or intense interest in and capability for independent creative scholarly work in CSE.

Typical Offering

2 Fellowships at $4,800-$6,000 each

Criteria

Most talented chemistry student with outstanding academic merit. Offered every other year

Typical Offering

1 student @ $4,800 

Applying for Fellowships

Students interested in a summer research fellowship MUST indicate their interest by filling out the scholarship application and a research fellowship application. BOTH applications are due the same day. Please coordinate with your faculty mentor to ensure your fellowship application is turned in on time.

Note: scholarships and fellowships and their typical offerings listed are not guaranteed and they may not be offered every year. ALL scholarships and fellowships will be awarded through one application. Fellowships require an additional application. Please reach out to your faculty mentor if you are applying to a fellowship. 

 

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CSE Scholarships

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CSE Summer Fellowships

Elwha Undergraduate Research Award – $6000*

  • For an undergraduate student majoring in a in CSE program
  • Based on overall academic merit and, where possible, demonstrated financial need
  • Research must be supervised by an appropriate faculty mentor

Jarvis Memorial Summer Research Stipend – $6000* 

  • For an undergraduate student majoring in a in CSE program
  • Based on overall academic merit
  • Research must be supervised by an appropriate faculty mentor

*Stipends are approximate as awards are paid as summer salary—students will track their working hours and submit time cards

Application for Summer 2020 Fellowships - Due February 6th, 2020 11:59P