Scholarship Opportunities for Chemistry Majors

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Dow AgroSciences Scholarship
    For students interested in a career in environmental research. Two $1000 scholarships awarded annually. Contact Debra Young, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Dow Agrosciences, 9330 Zionsville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268; (317) 337-3458; dlyoung@dowagro.com.
  • NIH Undergraduate Scholarships
    For outstanding students from disadvantaged backgrounds or underrepresented groups. Up to $20,000 per year of scholarship support, plus a 10-week summer internship at the National Institutes of Health for each year of scholarship, plus one year of employment at NIH upon graduation.
  • The Siemens Building Technologies Scholarships
    Siemens, through its Landis Division, has a Foundation that gives a million dollars in scholarships and grants each year.
  • ACS Scholarships
    200 awards worth $2500 each for minority students pursuing bachelor's degrees in chemistry and related areas. Sponsored by Bayer, Glaxo Wellcome, Shell, PPG and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.
  • UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards
    For outstanding African American students interested in pursuing biomedical science careers Scholarship award of up to $25,000 and summer research internship stipends of $5000.
    Questions: see Chris Schaller

Graduate (Predoctoral) Scholarships/Fellowships

  • NSF Predoctoral Scholarships
  • NIH Predoctoral Scholarship
  • HHMI Predoctoral Scholarships
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship