Commencement information is here:
2012 Chemistry Newsletter
The Department of Chemistry Newsletter is now available.
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2013 Beckman Scholars Program
The UO Chemistry Department will be awarding prestigious Beckman Research Scholarships to qualifying undergraduate research students. 2013 Beckman Scholars Information
The Chemistry Doctoral Program Application for Fall 2013 is Now Open
The UO Chemistry Department is now accepting applications for Fall 2013. Our priority application deadline is December 15, 2012. Completed late applications will be accepted through January 5, 2013. Instructions and our application can be accessed on our Apply Page
There are several resources for scholarship information on campus and off.
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Faith Van Nice Scholarship
The Faith Van Nice Scholarship recognizes exceptional University of Oregon undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Applications are solicited each spring term and an award is made when an exceptional student is identified.
Kuntz-Swinehart Memorial Scholarship
The Kuntz-Swinehart Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually in recognition of academic excellence to one or more undergraduate chemistry majors.
Beckman Scholars Program
The UO Chemistry Department will award prestigious Beckman Research Scholarships to undergraduate research students for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 academic years.
Rosaria Haugland Graduate Research Fellowship
The Rosaria Haugland Graduate Research Fellowship is a a three-year, full graduate fellowship and tuition award presented every three years to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Chemistry.
Scholarships for Oregon Scientists (SOS)
The University of Oregon SOS program provides scholarships of up to $10,000 to incoming freshmen and transfer students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, or physics at the U of O. Twelve to fifteen scholarships are awarded to incoming students each year. Scholarships are based on both merit and financial need, as determined by the student's FAFSA.
McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program (TRiO) prepares qualified juniors and seniors for graduate study leading to PhD degrees. UO McNair Scholars receive comprehensive support to earn undergraduate degrees, complete research projects in their fields of study, and apply to graduate schools. The program's limited size provides a close-knit community while helping students gain a broad understanding of research and university culture.
Sigma Pi NHS for Women in Chemistry Awards and Scholarships
The nomination for the Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Chemistry shall be a senior woman chemistry student in an accredited college or university (that grants a four-year degree). The nominee may be, but need not be, a member of Iota Sigma Pi. Each department shall be entitled to make one nomination. The honorarium will be $500.
The nomination for the Gladys Anderson Emerson Scholarship shall have attained junior standing in her curriculum at an accredited college or university and must have at least one semester of work to complete as of August 1 following the announcement. The nominee MUST be a member of Iota Sigma Pi at the time of her nomination. Individuals who are not members, but who wish to be nominated for the scholarship, must be made by a member of Iota Sigma Pi and supported by members of the faculty of the nominee's institution. Only one nomination may be submitted from any one department within a college or university. A $2,000 stipend and certificate will be awarded annually.
The UO Distinguished Scholarships website has information and application instructions for numerous distinguished scholarships, including the Barry M. Goldwater, Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other scholarship programs.
"The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, in conjunction with the UO, awards merit scholarships to selected academically talented high school seniors for undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon. Prospective UO freshmen who have been awarded College-Sponsored Finalist standing, and who have listed the University of Oregon as their "first choice" school on the NMSC Scholarship Application, are eligible to receive a National Merit Scholarship at the UO."
Graduate Fellowship (Organic Chem)
Funds to help students travel to national meetings.