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Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Scholarships


Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Scholarships:

As a Chemistry and Biochemistry major, you are eligible to applly for WSU Scholarships, College of Science Scholarships and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarships. Student may apply for multiple chemistry scholarships.  Please note that application should be typed and not hand written.  Please do not put the application in a binder, folder or sheet protector.  Additional forms are required for Chemistry Scholarships. Click here to download the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Scholarship formPlease keep in mind that in order to qualify for a college level or department level scholarship, you must also have completed application information at the university level.

Scholarship application deadline is Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by 4:00 PM in TY255.

Awards will be given at the end of spring semester and will apply to the next academic year, starting fall semester.

Chemistry scholarship applications should be delivered to:

Colleen Boam TY255
1415 Edvalson St Dept 2503
Weber State University
Ogden, UT 84408-2503

General Requirements

  • Include a copy of your transcript. (An unofficial copy is acceptable.)
  • Be sure to address the qualifications of each scholarship.
  • Fulfill the additional specific requirements for each scholarship as listed below.

Young Ok Hamrick Scholarship

  • Priority will be given to a chemistry major (ACS Chemistry).
  • The applicant must be a junior or a senior within the chemistry program during the award year, i.e., the applicant must either be ready to register for physical chemistry in the fall semester, or he/she must already have successfully completed physical chemistry.
  • Minimum University GPA of 3.0
  • The donor’s desire that students who receive the scholarship repay the scholarship at some future date.

Henry Nowak Excellence in Chemistry Scholarship

  • The applicant must be a junior or senior chemistry major (ACS Chemistry).
  • Preference will be given to a student who is planning to go into a chemistry-related career and who is married with a family.
  • Minimum University GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants will write a one-page essay on, “Why I want to be a chemist.”

Dr. Garth L. Welch Scholarship

  • Junior or Senior full-time student making progress toward a degree in Chemistry
  • Minimum University GPA of 2.5 and minimum GPA in Chemistry and Mathematics of 3.0
  • Preference will go to a student involved in non-NCCA campus activities in addition to regular class and lab work in the College of Science. Examples of extra-curricular activities are performing groups, Signpost, Student government or community outreach. NCAA sports participation is not included.
  • Preference will be given to students with financial need. Student's need will be determined through a 1-page essay on this topic: “Please tell us about yourself-include employment history, family support and obligations, and financial circumstances.”

Adams-Bond Scholarship for Women



Please click here to learn more about scholarships available for science majors within the College of Science

*You must be at least a Junior (60+ credit hours), and you must be a major in the College of Science to be considered for a scholarship by the College of Science.

Awards will be given at the end of spring semester and will apply to the next academic year, starting fall semester.


Please click here to learn more about university level scholarships

Weber State University provides more thatn $90 million in financial aid and scholarships each year.

Complete Your Application

You must apply for scholarships and financial aid (complete a FAFSA) through your eWeber portal.
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Advisor: Dr. Laine Berghout


Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Room TY255, Mail Code 2503

Mailing Address

Weber State University
Department of Chemistry
and Biochemistry

1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2503
Ogden, UT 84408-2503

Building Location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)

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