Chemistry and Biochemistry



Department Scholarships

Applications are open March 2, 2020 - April 6, 2020 11:59pm

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College Scholarships

College scholarships are awarded by the college, but recipients are nominated by their departments. Applying for a department scholarship qualifies you as eligible for a college scholarship.. Freshman students are not eligible for college scholarships, but may apply for University scholarships. 

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University Scholarships

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External Scholarships

Veteran Car Donations Scholarship

The Richard E. & Nancy P. Marriott Foundation Scholarship

GMiS Scholarship: "Great Minds in STEM"

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship Scholarship Program


BYU Women Student of Courage Award

The BYU Women Student of Courage Award will be awarded to a student completing the junior year with a minimum BYU cumulative 3.0 GPA for whom a financial award will make it possible to complete the senior year in 2020.

Eligibility requirements:

О          Academic achievement of a 3.0 GPA or higher

О          Current BYU undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior; will be a junior (taking 300 level classes) by Fall 2018

О          Enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) Fall 2018 and Winter 2019

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The deadline is March 18, 2019.


2019 BluePay Scholarship

Deadline date: August 16th, 2019

Detailed description: Payment processing is already driven and enabled by technology. Successful execution in the future of payments requires educated minds that focus on both business goals and cutting-edge innovation. As an industry leader, BluePay is continuing our support of students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.

Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university. The application includes an essay answering 1 of 3 questions in a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 1,000 words: 

1. What recent innovation has meant the most to your daily life?
2.  What do you imagine or have you experienced to be the single greatest challenge that arises when you start your own business?
3. What do you think is the biggest threat to the security of your personal information?

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ACS Scholars Program

Deadline date: March 1, 2020

Detailed Description: The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.

Value of scholarship: Differs depending on school year, financial need, and available funding.


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Veteran Car Donations Scholarship

Deadline Date: August 15, 2020

Detailed Description:  With an increasingly complex and demanding world, successful solutions to our nation’s (and our world’s) problems require a solid education. As a leader in nonprofit fundraising, Veteran Car Donations sees, up close, the many issues facing today’s society. What better way to help combat these problems than to help pave the way for tomorrow’s leaders? To put our money where our mouth is, we are announcing the 2020 Veteran Car Donations Annual College Scholarship – supporting students pursuing STEM-related degrees. According to the Department of Education, STEM fields of study include computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, natural sciences (including physical, biological, and agricultural sciences), and related fields. Related fields involve research, innovation, and/or the development of new technologies using the aforementioned fields of study. Veteran Car Donations will award the selected student applicant $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, Veteran Car Donations will award a $250 textbook scholarship to the two runners-up.

Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.

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Last updated 27 January 2020