Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships for Chemistry Majors:
Peter Fuqua Memorial Scholarship - $500
Established by the family of Peter Fuqua, a 1971 graduate of our department. It is presented annually to a junior chemistry major in recognition of academic accomplishments and of involvement in campus and/or community activities including support for the needy. Awarded in spring.
Thalacker-Trytten Scholarship - Amount varies
Provided for by an endowment from Victor Thalacker, a graduate of our department, in memory of his professor and mentor Roland Trytten. It is awarded to a high-achieving undergraduate student majoring in either Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics. Awarded in spring.
- Wisconsin Chemistry Student Scholarship - $500
Established by an anonymous donor in 2008. It is presented annually to a deserving junior or senior chemistry major who resides in Wisconsin. Awarded in spring.
Scholarships for Chemistry or Biochemistry Majors:
Bondeson Excellence in Research Scholarship - $500 Created in memory of Stephen Bondeson, a 1974 UWSP graduate and former faculty member at UWSP (1980-2009). It is awarded to a chemistry or biochemistry junior who is involved in a research project at UWSP. Awarded in spring.
- Hansen Memorial Scholarship - Amount varies
Created in honor of William C. Hansen, a 1911 UWSP graduate and 7th chancellor of UWSP (1940-1962). It is awarded to a deserving chemistry or biochemistry sophomore. Awarded in spring.
- Kaczmarek Scholarship - Amount varies
Provided for by an endowment from Gilbert J. Kaczmarek, a graduate of our department. It is awarded to a chemistry or biochemistry major for distinguished achievement in academics, leadership and a demonstrated potential for success as a chemist. Awarded in spring.
The Department of Chemistry administers 14 awards to recognize outstanding student performance in the chemistry curriculum. The recipient of each award is, in general, decided via a nomination and balloting process by the faculty of the department. Awards are presented annually in the later portion of the spring semester.
Complete List of Chemistry Scholarships and Awards