Scholarships in Chemistry

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development

Award: $65,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate student in an engineering, architecture, building/construction management, or chemistry field. Applicant must submit a paper that outlines contributions to sustainability.


D & A Florida Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Lee County high school who will pursue a degree in architecture, business, chemistry, computer science, engineering, international relations, journalism, law, literature, medicine, physics, or political science. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.


Frank Weigel Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education at a two- or four-year accredited institution in a science-related field.


Mary Helen Merriam Stewart Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a female graduate student majoring in chemistry at Iowa State University.


David R. Jones IV Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must have completed their sophomore year at an accredited college or university and be majoring in a field that is related to asphalt paving technology, such as civil engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry or other related majors. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and interest in the field of asphalt technology.


Aaron M. DesRocher Memorial Chemistry Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Last Friday in March

Applicant must be entering their junior year as a chemistry major enrolled full-time at Grand Valley State University.


Ridgway-Davis Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student who declares a major in biology, chemistry, or math while pursuing a pre-professional program in the health sciences. Applicant must demonstrate outstanding abilities in the natural sciences and must be committed to pursuing a greater understanding of the relationship between the Christian faith and modern science. Minimum composite ACT score of 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1280) required.


ADP STEM Scholarship

Award: $2,600, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a current student (junior or senior) who is majoring in a STEM discipline (biology, chemistry, or mathematics), business field (business administration, accounting, marketing, management, international business, or management information systems), or secondary education teacher candidates majoring biology education or mathematics education. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Recipient must commit to a position as a RA (research assistant) or TA (teaching assistant) in the Department of Mathematics, Sciences & Technology, the Department of Education, or the Department of Business Administration.


Eric D. Dunning Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an active member of Tau Kappa Epsilon pursuing a degree in computer science, engineering, or science. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.


Dr. Eugene J. Agnello Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a junior chemistry major at Hofstra University who has demonstrated academic achievement in organic chemistry.


Dr. Lois W. Chi-Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 14

Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled at California State University Dominguez Hills pursuing a degree in the biomedical sciences.


Dr. Jerry L. Curnutt Endowed Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a junior at Franklin College pursuing a degree in chemistry.


Ella Brehm Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a Massachusetts resident with a minimum of 30 completed credits. Applicant must be majoring in chemistry, mathematics/computer science, physics, anthropology, psychology, or biology. Financial need required.


SAME Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 18

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student who is pursuing (or intending to pursue) a degree in an engineering field or related technical sciences, including architecture, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or earth sciences.


Heinlein Society Scholarship Program

Award: $1,250, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college. One scholarship awarded to a woman majoring in engineering, math/physical sciences (physics/chemistry). Two scholarships awarded to male or female students majoring in science fiction as literature. Students must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on one of the topics listed on the website.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a legal U.S. resident over 16 years old who is enrolled at an accredited college/university pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry, or related life science field. Minimum 3.0 GPA and official transcripts required. Resume, recommendations, and projects are optional.


Donna Weistrop and David B. Shaffer Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a master's student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas graduate college pursuing a degree in astronomy, chemistry, geoscience, or physics. Preference given to students in physics or astronomy. Minimum 3.5 GPA, resume, statement of purpose, unofficial transcript, and one letter of recommendation required. Recipient must remain in good standing in degree program and complete a minimum of six graduate credits each semester of the scholarship year.


Edison Scholars Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who is majoring in chemistry, computer science, engineering, information systems, materials science, math, or physics. Minimum 2.8 GPA required. Financial need must be demonstrated. Preference given to first-generation college students who have overcome a significant obstacle or challenge.


Robert E. Dougherty Educational Foundation Scholarship Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicants must be nominated for this award by a Robert E. Dougherty Educational Foundation member company or member institution. They must be North American citizens and be graduate or undergraduate students who are studying industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, forest products, wood science or wood technology. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


Kathryn D. Sullivan Earth and Marine Science Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 23

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be either full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited consortium member institution or a successful applicant for full time admission to a Masters or Doctorate program in an accredited consortium member institution. Selection is based on recommendation letters, academic merit, faculty sponsorship and stated academic goals and interests in science, technology and engineering.


Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Award: $44,000, Deadline: November 4

Applicants must be full-time students who have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study and be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or permanent residents. The fields of study are interdisciplinary, computer and information science and engineering, mathematical sciences, geosciences, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy and engineering.


School of Science Scholarship for Transfer Students

Award: -, Deadline: April 7

Students admitted into the GSC Undergraduate Transfer Program will be automatically considered for this award. Award money is to be used to pay for tuition, fees and living expenses. Applicants may apply starting in January of each year.


Recycling Research Foundation's National Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be pursuing a graduate level degree, be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The program is open to those seeking a graduate degree in a program that supports the scrap processing and recycling industry as a whole. The industry itself is both labor and mechanically intensive as scrap processors take old and new metals, paper, rubber, plastic, glass and more, and sort it into established grades which are highly sought after by manufacturers. The challenges of recycling on the scale of 200 billion pounds a year has given rise to new and innovative technologies as the recycling industry adapts to an ever changing marketplace of goods.


Math and Science Initiative Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be new, full-time freshmen students who have a declared major of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, math, neuroscience or physics. Students must meet the minimum requirements for the Presidential Scholarship to qualify for the Math and Science award.


Louis Stokes Alabama AMP Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be undergraduate students at Alabama A&M University who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and who major in one of the following: Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or Environment Science.


Jeffrey and Regina Taussig Ohio Honors Scholarship

Award: $125,000, Deadline: January 11

Applicants must be freshmen with a high school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and reside in Ohio. Students must have participated in considerable co-curricular activities. Applicants must major in one of the following areas: biochemistry, biology, biology education, chemistry, chemistry education, computer science, engineering, environmental science, forensic chemistry or science, marine biology, mathematics, math education, pre-dental, pre-medical or pre-veterinary.


Creative Biolabs

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 15

Applicants must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student at an accredited college or university. Students must be pursuing a major in a science related field. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must submit, application, transcripts and essay.


Jacksonville State University Chemistry Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be full-time students in their junior or senior year at Jacksonville State University. Students must be a chemistry major with a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average and a 3.5 average in chemistry. Applicants must submit the application to the department along with essays.


Creative Diagnostics Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 16

Applicants must be pursuing a degree related to science and be enrolled as undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate students at an accredited college or university. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay as part of their application.