apply for the scholarships listed, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
In most instances, March 1 is the deadline for submitting scholarship applications.
Except for scholarships offered through the Honors Program, you must apply
directly through the department.
NOT USE the general scholarship application for departmental scholarships other
than Honors Program scholarships.
The Beckman Scholarship
the past 12 years, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has honored Northern
Arizona University with a series of Beckman Scholar Program Awards. The
Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Biological Sciences are jointly
applying for another round of awards which, if funded, will begin in Fall 2012.
Beckman Scholars will be awarded $19,300 for one academic year and two summers
of research and will be invited to present their work at a national Beckman
Symposium. The application process is highly competitive and requires both
strong academic performance (GPA = 3.5 or higher) and written and oral research
Junia E. McAlister Scholarship and
in 1968 by "Miss Mac's" former students to honor her twenty-five
years of teaching chemistry at Northern Arizona University. One award, $400
minimum value, to a graduating senior voted most outstanding by the chemistry
Nancy and Henry Wettaw Scholarship
in 1995 by an individual to honor the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
for its excellence in teaching and research.
awards, $1000 each, to an entering or continuing student majoring in chemistry
with high academic ability.
students must be making excellent progress toward fulfillment of a chemistry
degree. Recipients cannot receive more than $4,000 from this scholarship during
their career at Northern Arizona University.
Procter & Gamble Science
or biological science majors at Northern Arizona University who have expressed
interest in attending graduate school in either discipline, 3.0 GPA or greater,
junior or senior status. Preference will be given to minority students.