Scholarship opportunities for Chemists and Biochemists

All grant, award, and scholarship information can be found on the University of Alaska Foundations web site: http://www.alaska.edu/foundation/

Below information is from the UA Foundation web site

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APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Please review these instructions

  • Step 1: Apply for admission to the UA Campus you wish to attend by February 15, 2014. The admission application can be completed online.
  • Step 2: Go to UAOnline and complete the required online scholarship application. Once logged in, choose Scholarships under the Student Services menu. The UAOnline portion of the scholarship application, including the personal profile, is required: you will not be considered for scholarships if this is not completed.
  • Step 3: Click on the UA in the scholarship application, or return to this page, and complete the supplemental application if you wish to apply for these specific scholarships.
  • Step 4: To receive full consideration for need-based scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year, you must submit a completed Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) by February 15, 2014. If you or your parents have not completed your 2013 income tax returns by this date, please complete the form using estimated income information and then correct the information as needed once your taxes are completed.
  • Step 5: Accept your financial aid on UAOnline.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Submitting an incomplete application or failing to adhere to the requirements will result in disqualification. You will not be considered for scholarships unless you are admitted or have applied for admissions to a degree program. All selection criteria not required for scholarships will be obtained from your UA student record (e.g. degree program, academic major, class standing, etc.). You must be sure your UA student record is as complete and accurate as possible. Scholarship selection committees may contact you to request additional information.

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ACS - Hach Scientific Foundation Scholarships –to provide scholarships to chemistry students at UAF planning to become high school chemistry teachers. 

Scholarship/Award Selection Criteria
  • Full time student at UAF
  • Class standing either undergraduate or graduate student with a commitment to become a chemistry teacher. If the recipient is a graduate student they must have chemistry related undergraduate major.
  • GPA minimum 3.0
  • Preference to student with demonstrated financial need
  • Residency U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Written personal statement, 500 words

How to apply: Students shall apply through the financial aid office using standard application process and timeline. Directions can be found on the University of Alaska Foundations web site.

Quinton Costello Memorial Scholarship – to prove scholarships to chemistry or biochemistry students of junior, senior or graduate standing.

Minimum Award Amount: $500
Scholarship/Award Selection Criteria
  • Full time student at UAF
  • Class standing of junior, senior, or graduate
  • Majoring in chemistry or biochemistry
  • GPA minimum 3.0 cumulative, 3.5 in major
  • Written personal statement, 500 words

How to apply: Students shall apply through the financial aid office using standard application process and timeline. Directions can be found on the University of Alaska Foundations web site. 

Richard Smith Freshman Scholarship –to provide scholarships to recruit freshmen majoring in chemistry.

Minimum Award Amount: $500
Scholarship/Award Selection Criteria
  • Recipient must be in good academic standing
  • Recipient should demonstrate motivation, and academic and leadership potential
  • Recipient must be an incoming freshman and majoring in chemistry
  • Full time student at UAF
  • High school GPA 2.0 or above
  • Written personal statement, 500 words

How to apply: Students shall apply through the financial aid office using standard application process and timeline. Directions can be found on the University of Alaska Foundations web site. 

Gerald Swisher Scholarship – Purpose: to provide scholarship(s) annually to the most outstanding Chemistry major at the University of Alaska Fairbanks starting his/her senior year.

Minimum Award Amount: $500
Scholarship/Award Selection Criteria
  • Recipient must be in good academic standing
  • Recipient should demonstrate motivation, and academic and leadership potential
  • Recipient must be a Chemistry major
  • Recipient must be in his or her senior year the fall after nomination or application
  • Full time student at UAF
  • GPA cumulative of 3.5 or higher
Richard C. & Minnie Crook Scholarship - Purpose: to support a student who has the intent of pursuing a career in medicine, preferably as a medical doctor.
 
Minimum award $2,500
Scholarship/Award Selection Criteria
  • Recipient must be in good academic standing.
  • Recipient has the minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Recipient must major in Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology, Chemistry, or ANSEP.
  • Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from their advisor indicating their intention of following an academic plan that will support their application to Medical School.

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University of Alaska Statewide Scholarships

 Please visit UAOnline to apply for all scholarships and our website to submit any additional information:
 
 
 
 
 
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