Chemistry Department Scholarships

Listed below are the Scholarships awarded by the Chemistry Department. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility requirements and chosen by the Chemistry Department. Student interested in receiving a Chemistry Scholarship should fill out the application below and bring it to Melissa Houghton in the Chemistry Department office in SCI 3044 by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016.

Chemistry Scholarship Application

Jubran M. and Judith H. Wakim Chemistry Scholarship
is awarded in the spring semester to a full-time freshman chemistry major who has successfully displayed scholarly achievement in General Chemistry I at MTSU.

Dan D. Scott Chemistry Scholarship is a fall and spring award, given to a sophomore, junior, or senior chemistry or biochemistry major.

Bio Ventures, Inc. Chemistry Scholarship is awarded in the spring semester to a Professional Chemistry major who has demonstrated academic ability and participates in other departmental activities.

J.E. Wiser Graduate Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Chemistry Graduate student  based on academic achievement, teaching ability and professionalism.

Richard and Mary Ann McClary Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Chemistry, Professional Chemistry, Math, or Biology. It is also based upon academic achievement and extracurricular departmental activities.

J.H. Hutchinson MTSU Chemistry Club Leadership Award is awarded to a student who is a Professional Chemistry major, demonstrates high quality undergraduate research, and meets American Chemistry Society Scholarship requirements.

Robert Boyd Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a Chemistry major who has earned a minimum of 30 semester hours and has successfully completed General Chemistry I & II.

Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarships

Listed below are the Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarships.  Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility requirements and chosen by the Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarship Committees. Student interested in receiving a Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarship should fill out the application below and turn it in with proper supporting material to the Pre-Professional Health Science Advising Center in KUC 316.

Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarship Application

Robert Brent Cook Memorial Scholarship
is awarded to junior or senior pre-medical students with proven academics and financial need. Preference is given to students from Williamson County.

Aaron and Clara Todd Pre-Dental Scholarship is awarded to a junior pre-dental student with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum 3.0 GPA in core science courses taken at MTSU. Participation in extracurricular activities such as Delta Delta Sigma and a demonstration of qualities integral to the pursuit of a dental career are considered in awarding this scholarship.

L/P Drs. Elizabeth and Creighton Rhea #1 Pre-Medicine Scholarship is an eight semester award given to an incoming pre-medicine student. Award is based upon academic excellence and extracurricular activities in high school.

L/P Virginia McCullough Pre-Medicine Scholarship is an eight semester award given to an incoming pre-medicine student. Award is based upon high school leadership and college activities.

Albert L. and Ethel Carver Smith Memorial Scholarship is awarded equally between pre-medicine and pre-pharmacy students. Award is based upon a minimum of 60 completed semester hours, successful completion of Organic Chemistry I, a minimum 3.5 GPA, and participation in extracurricular activities.

Walter Chitwood is awarded to a Junior or above student with proven academics and leadership qualities. The successful candidate will possess an overall GPA minimum of 3.00 out of 4.00. They must be a Pre- Dentistry student, in good standing with the University, and enrolled Full Time.

Roberson-Beauregard Science Scholarship is awarded to a Pre Medical, Pre Dental, or Chemistry major. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered. Priority will be given to a candidate who has family responsibilities outside of their academic obligations and candidates must address these responsibilities in their essay.

External Scholarships

ACS Women Awards and Programs Awards and scholarships provided by the American Cancer Society for women studying or working in the field of chemistry.

URECA: Applications for research grants ($500 - $3500) for undergraduate students are available.  Application deadlines occur in September,  January and March.

TLSAMP Alliance: Tennessee Louis Stokes Minority Participation program identifies and provides mentors for self-identified minority students and provides mentors for them. Through an alliance with area universities, including two HBCU's, minority students are placed in research positions. A few are supported through TLSAMP.

June S. Anderson Foundation: Awards yearly full tuition scholarships to full-time MTSU undergraduate women who are 23 years of age or older and who are preparing for careers in nontraditional fields for women.