GROTE CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN
2013 Grote Scholarship applications are currently being evaluated. If you submitted an application, you will be contact by mid-April about your status.
Awards of $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) will be presented to as many as three entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry. The awards are renewable over a four-year period and can be added to other University scholarships and the Tennessee Lottery scholarship. Grote Chemistry Scholarships are named in honor of Dr. Irvine W. Grote, who served as head of the department from 1941 to 1964. Previous Grote Scholars have graduated with distinction and gone on to success in chemistry graduate schools, medical schools, law schools, pharmacy schools, and the chemical industry.
In order to be eligible for a Grote Chemistry Scholarship, a student must have all of the following requirements:
- complete a course in high school chemistry with an A or B
- attain a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above
- have a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT exam (or SAT equivalent)
- declare chemistry as the major at UTC
Eligible majors include all BS and BA Chemistry degrees (including biochemistry and pre-medicine and pre-dental). Non-chemistry majors (e.g. chemical engineering, biology, nursing, physical therapy, pre-pharmacy and pre-veterinary medicine) are ineligible for the Grote Scholarship. A chemistry major is ideal for anyone with an interest in medicine, dentistry, forensics, chemical industry, patent law, environmental issues, biochemistry, materials, research, or other science/technology related areas.
Selection of the Grote Chemistry Scholarship recipients is based on academic performance, interest in chemistry, and potential for continued outstanding achievement.
For further information, contact:
Dr. Gretchen Potts, Department of Chemistry – Dept 2252, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga , 615 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403
phone (423) 425-5296 or (423) 425-4278
fax: (423) 425-5234