Chemistry

Scholarships

Scholarships awarded through the University Foundation are identified with an (F) following the description. Information and applications for Foundation scholarships may be obtained from the Office of Institutional Advancement (Burton House). All other scholarships and awards are administered by organizations, academic departments, and schools. Contact the department chair for additional information.

Stuart Burchett Analytical Chemistry Award

  • Award: $50 Cash Award, framed certificate, and subscription to Analytical Chemistry
  • Criteria: Awarded in alternate years to the outstanding student completing both quantitative analysis and instrumental analysis.
  • Responsibility of : Instructor of these courses. (Curt Woolever)

Stuart Burchett Analytical Chemistry Scholarship

  • Award: $250 scholarship for one semester and framed certificate.
  • Criteria: Awarded each year in the spring semester to the outstanding chemistry major just completing quantitative analysis.
  • Responsibility of: Quantitative Analysis instructor.

Bobby D. Gunter Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award

  • Award: $50 cash award, Handbook of Chemistry & Physics (provided by Taylor & Frances Group publishing each year if chair remembers to send in flyer immediately after receiving in mail), and framed certificate
  • Criteria: Enrolled in Gen Chem II and performed best on an ACS standardized exam.
  • Responsibility of: General Chemistry II Instructors

G.E. Castleberry Freshman Scholarship

  • Award: $250 per semester until graduation, with a maximum of 6 semesters, and framed certificate.
  • Criteria: Limited to applicants who will be enrolling in Org Chem I majors in Fall, 2007.
  • Responsibility of: Scholarships and Awards Committee

Department Chair's Award

  • Award: Framed certificate and $100 cash award.
  • Criteria: Senior chemistry major who demonstrated outstanding service to the dept and chemistry club. Selected by the Chair of the Department.
  • Responsibility of : Chair of the Department, with recommendations of candidates from Chemistry Club Sponsor(s)

Cronin Scholarship

  • Award: $250 per semester for two semesters, and framed certificate.
  • Criteria: Restricted to outstanding Sophomore and Junior Chemistry majors. Generally 3-4 are awarded each year using funds collected by the Chemistry Club during the sale of goggles and lab supplies.
  • Responsibility of : Scholarships and Awards Committee

Osborne Scholarship

  • Award: $250 Scholarship per semester for 2 semesters ($500 total)
  • Criteria: For Chemistry majors with solid academic record and/or a history of service for the department who are not residents of the state of Oklahoma. Must be a member of the Chemistry club.
  • Responsibility of : Scholarships and Awards Committee

Harold M. White Organic Chemistry Achievement Award

  • Award: PolyEd Award, $500 Scholarship ($250/semester for 2 semesters), and framed certificate
  • Criteria: Selected from Organic Chemistry II major’s section by the corresponding instructor( (may be based on ACS exam).
  • Responsibility of : Instructor of Organic Majors sections (Bill Kelly)

Ed Neparko Senior Chemist Award

  • Award: $250 cash award and framed certificate
  • Criteria: Limited to the outstanding senior chemistry major.
  • Responsibility of : Scholarships and Awards Committee

Outstanding Organic Chemistry Student Award

  • Award: $50 Cash Award and framed certificate
  • Criteria: Organic Chemistry II student (majors or nonmajors section) scoring highest on a standardized exam.
  • Responsibility of : Instructors of Organic Chemistry (Bill Kelly and Allen Lane)

Dan Dill Inorganic Chemistry Award

  • Award: $50 Cash Award and Framed Certificate
  • Criteria: Outstanding performer in Inorganic Chemistry, as judged by the corresponding instructor.
  • Responsibility of: Instructor of Inorganic Chemistry

Outstanding Science Education Student Award

  • Award: Framed Certificate
  • Criteria: Awards for: (a) Methods in Secondary Science Education**, (b) Methods in Elementary Science Education**, (c) Biology for Elementary Education**, (d) Physical Science for Elementary Education*, and (e) Geologic Science for Elementary Education*.
  • Responsibility of: Instructors in elementary and secondary education (Brian Campbell* and Robbie McCarty**)

Earl Reynolds Scholarship

  • Award: $250 Scholarship & Framed Certificate
  • Criteria: Must be an Elementary Education major with a 3.0 gpa or higher who is taken or has taken math and science courses. Must be a sophomore or higher, an American citizen, and a resident of Oklahoma.
  • Responsibility of: Elementary Education staff in the Chemistry Department. Note:There is a special application form for this scholarship.

John & Jacqueline Ludrick Scholarship

  • Award: $250 Scholarship per semester for 2 semesters ($500 total) & Framed Certificate
  • Criteria: : Student majoring in Natural Science education or chemistry/biology/physics with the intention to go into secondary teaching, or preferably into graduate school with an emphasis in science education.
  • Responsibility of: Departmental Faculty. Note: There is a special application form for this scholarship

The Neparko Family Chemistry Scholarship

  • Award: $250 per semester until graduation, with a maximum of 6 semesters, and framed certificate
  • Criteria: Limited to Chemistry majors beginning their sophomore year with a gpa of at least 3.25. American Citizen and resident of Oklahoma.
  • Responsibility of : Scholarships and Awards Committee

Donald V. Hertzler Scholarship

  • Award: $250 scholarship for 2 semesters ($500 total)
  • Criteria: Awarded to an outstanding high school student who agrees to enroll at SWOSU and declare a major in Chemistry.
  • Responsibility of : Scholarships and Awards Committee

Other SWOSU Scholarships

For more scholarships available at SWOSU, visit the Student Financial Services site.