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DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

At UTC Chemistry majors have many different scholarships for which they can apply. These can be awarded in addition to, and on top of, university scholarship money.

You must be a current UTC chemistry major and engaged in chemistry course workThe applications for 2014 is now closed.  Scholarship recipients and awardees will be announced at the Annual Chemistry Awards Banquet to be held on April 11, 2014.

For more information contact:

Dr. Gail Meyer (e-mail:Gail-Meyer@utc.edu)
Office: 305 Grote
Phone: 425-4486

Below are descriptions of some of the scholarships and awards available.

Scholarships (based on both need and merit)

  • Marvin Anthony: Given to rising juniors or seniors based on academic performance and service to the department. Preference given to chemistry majors with industrial interests.
  • Murray Raney: Given to a rising juniors or seniors based on academic performance and service to the department. Preference to BS chemistry majors with graduate school or industrial interests.
  • Thomas Pre-Medicine: Given to a rising junior or senior based on academic performance and service to the department. This student should be interested in being a medical doctor.
  • Thomasson Pre-Medicine: Given to a rising junior or senior based on academic performance and service to the department. This student should be interested in being a medical doctor.
  • Grote: Given to any of our chemistry majors at any level, but usually awarded prior to the freshmen year. Students must maintain at least a 3.25 overall and at least 3.25 GPA in chemistry to continue to hold this scholarship.
  • Higdon Textbook: Given to an outstanding chemistry student at any level. Need based.
  • Dr. Don J. Russell:  Given to an outstanding chemistry student.
  • Santiago Family Biochemistry:  Given to an outstanding student with preference given to a non-traditional student in BS Chemistry: Biochemistry.  Student must have a minimum 3.0 Chemistry GPA and be a rising Junior or Senior.

Awards (based on merit only)

  • ACS Local Section: Given to a senior based on service to the department, academic achievement, and interest in a career in chemistry.
  • American Institute of Chemistry: Given to a senior interested in an industrial career who has given service to the department.
  • Gregory Grant Award in Inorganic Chemistry:  Given to an outstanding student in inorganic chemistry.
  • Student Affiliates Service Award: Given to a student member based on exceptional service and contributions to the Student Affiliates.
  • Teaching Assistantship Award: Given to an outstanding teaching assistant.
  • Hypercube Scholar: For a junior or senior interested in computational chemistry, award of software.
  • Swan Award (CRC Handbook): Given to an outstanding freshman for academic performance and service to the department.
  • Edwards Award: Given to an outstanding sophomore or junior for academic performance and service to the department.
  • McNeely Award:  Given to an outstanding senior who is planning graduate studies in chemistry or in related areas.
  • Waddell Award:  Given to an outstanding junior or senior for academic performance and service to the department.  Preference given to a student who plans post-graduate study.
  • Gross Award: Given to an outstanding senior for academic performance and service to the department.
  • Undergraduate Analytical Award (subscription to Analytical Chemistry): Given to an outstanding student in analytical chemistry courses.
  • Organic & Polymer Award: Given to an outstanding student in organic chemistry courses.
  • Gamma Sigma Epsilon: Given to all students who meet the hours and GPA criteria. 

 

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