Scholarships and Awards

Distinguished Chemistry Scholarship

  • $5000/yr
  • Renewable by maintaining a chemistry major with a 3.0 GPA.

Awarded to an incoming first year chemistry major who is likely to continue on to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry. The student must file an application with the department by January 17, 2014. The application form is available here.

Edith S. Lessor Memorial Scholarships

  • Variable amount
  • Renewable by maintaining a chemistry major with a 3.0 GPA.

Awarded to incoming female chemistry majors. Contact the chemistry department chair for details.

Chemistry Department Scholarships (5)

  • $1000/yr
  • Renewable by maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

Awarded to incoming first year chemistry majors. These scholarships are awarded at the same time as the Distinguished Chemistry Scholarship. Contact the chemistry department chair for details.

Charles W. Wolf Award

  • Currently around $1300
  • Non-renewable one time award

Awarded to a junior chemistry major in the premedical arts program.

CRC Freshman Chemistry Award

Awarded to the top first year student taking General Chemistry

Undergraduate Award for Achievement in Organic Chemistry

Awarded to the top student taking Organic Chemistry

Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry

Awarded to the top third year student in the area of Analytical Chemistry

American Institute of Chemists Foundation Baccalaureate Student Award

Awarded to a graduating senior chemistry major

Valparaiso University Outstanding Senior Chemistry Award

Awarded to the preeminent graduating senior chemistry major