Westbrook Scholarship Requirements

Department of Chemistry and Physics

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 

The Westbrook Scholarship is a merit scholarship awarded to incoming freshman Chemistry and Physics majors based on a competitive application process. Financial need will also be considered. The Westbrook scholarship is renewable for 3 additional years provided the student meets the academic benchmarks described below. The value of the award increases each year as follows:

  • Freshman $2500
  • Sophomore $3500
  • Junior $4000
  • Senior $4000

Requirements to automatically renew Westbrook scholarship:

  1. Remain a full-time student majoring in chemistry or physics at UTC.
  2. Maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or above both in the program and overall.
  3. Make no lower than a “B” in all major courses. Making a “C” or below leads to “probation” and loss of automatic renewal.
  4. Take courses each semester that will lead toward a timely completion of your major.
  5. Participate for 2 semesters minimum in departmental service activities (must begin no later than junior year). Qualifying activities include:
    1. TA in chemistry/physics lab
    2. SI tutor in chemistry/physics
    3. Leadership role in Chem/Phys Club (eg. officer, club tutor, Observatory helper)
    4. Other with approval from Scholarship Committee and faculty sponsor
  6. Meet with your Scholarship advisor once per semester to evaluate your progress.