The Chemistry Department has scholarship funds available for four separate scholarships.  The  application deadline is by or before 5:00 p.m. on the first Friday in October.  Award presentations are made at the annual Mole Day Picnic sponsored by the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, on or about October 23.

Interested applicants should complete the application form, and provide a copy of their PAWS transcript (computer printout acceptable). For additional information, contact the Chemistry department, 460-6181.

Students should review the requirements for each scholarship carefully.  Assuming the requirements are met, applicants will be considered for all eligible awards (determination made by Chemistry Scholarship Committee).  The endowed scholarships are all one-time awards made annually, assuming the availability of funds exists.  Students who are not awarded this year are encouraged to reapply the following year.

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for Chemistry majors only.  Awards will consist of $1,500 tuition credit and will be distributed on an annual basis. Provided a satisfactory level of academic performance is met and the availability of funds exists, the scholarship will support the award recipient through their fourth year.

In order to qualify, students must be 1) declared Chemistry majors beginning their sophomore (post CH-132) or junior years (post CH-202) as determined by the Chemistry Department, 2) have a minimum 3.0 GPA (overall and major, as computed by the Chemistry department), and 3) be enrolled full time.

All recipients are expected to be active members of the ACS Student Affiliates and productive representatives of the Chemistry department.

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THE WILLIAMS-PHILLIPS-VAN HOOK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for students in Chemistry or College of Nursing who have completed or are currently enrolled in a Chemistry course.  Preference will be given to Chemistry students.  Students should have a minimal C average overall.  

In the case that no Chemistry students apply for the scholarship, College of Nursing students will be considered.  Interviews for the scholarship will be conducted by the Chemistry Scholarship Committee,  with selection based on students' ability to articulate principles of Chemistry (emphasis on teaching chemistry, nursing chemistry, food chemistry, public information chemistry or polymer chemistry).

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THE WIERZBICKI-SALTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for Chemistry majors only.  Applicants must be a declared Chemistry major of sophomore or higher standing with an excellent academic record.  Previous recipients are eligible for said scholarship in the following years, assuming above criteria is met.

THE T. G. JACKSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is an annual award given in memory of long-time Chemistry professor, Dr. T. G. Jackson. Applicants must be a declared Chemistry major, with preference given to Health Pre-professional students. This award is paid to the student for one year only and is given to a different student each year.

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