Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry scholarships

Students are selected for the following scholarships and awards based on faculty nominations. Students do not apply for these awards on their own. The Department’s ability to give these scholarships and awards is contingent upon funding availability.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarships

How to apply

Information coming soon. 

Chemistry Department Scholarship and Awards Fund

The Chemistry Department Scholarship and Awards Fund was established in 1991. Awardees are selected each spring by a vote of the chemistry faculty.

Russ B. Powell Chemistry Scholarship

The Russ B. Powell Chemistry Scholarship was established in 2007. Awards are given to continuing Northern Arizona University undergraduate and graduate chemistry majors who demonstrate a strong commitment to and enthusiasm for chemistry.

Scott Savage Scholarship

The Scott Savage Scholarship was established in 2000 to provide scholarships to Northern Arizona University undergraduate chemistry majors who are active in extracurricular activities.

Nancy and Henry Wettaw Chemistry Awards

The Nancy and Henry Wettaw Chemistry Award was established in 1995 for students completing general and organic chemistry. Preference is given to chemistry majors.

Clinton F. Lane Chemistry Research Fund

The Clinton F. Lane Chemistry Research Fund was established in 2007 to provide a research stipend to one or more students majoring in chemistry. Preference is given to junior or senior level students who exhibit a passion for chemistry. Students must be participating in undergraduate research. 

American Chemical Society – Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship

American Chemical Society – Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship is awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher.

Scholarship recipients receive either up to $6,000 for full-time study or up to $3,000 for part-time study. Recipients who meet the award criteria are eligible to renew the award annually up to three years.  The scholarship can be applied to tuition, books, room and board, and other education-related expenses. http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/hachsecondcareer.html

Additional Scholarships may be available through the NAU Foundation.