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Scholarship Opportunities in the Chemistry Department

Several scholarships are available for students majoring in chemistry.

(NEW!) COAS Undergraduate Chemistry Research Scholar Award (up to $2,500 per semester)

This scholarship will be awarded for the 2019/2020 academic year to selected students who meet the following criteria:

  • Declare a major in Chemistry
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class standing during the 2019/2020 academic year
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

Award Requirements: Conduct research project mentored by UNF Chemistry faculty member during Spring 2020. Students are expected to perform at least 10 hours/week during Spring 2020.

  • A completed application
  • Research Proposal: A two-three page (double spaced, 1” margins, 11-12 pt font) proposal including:
    1. Research introduction including objective/hypothesis;
    2. Experimental approaches summary;
    3. Expected research outcomes;
    4. References.
    Students are expected to prepare this statement with feedback from their mentor.
  • Personal Statement: A one-page (double spaced, 1” margins, 11-12 pt font). Personal statement that includes anticipated UNF graduation date, as well as professional goals and how pursuit of this award will help accomplish these goals.

Submit applications as a single PDF by email to Dr. Knuckley (bryan.knuckley@unf.edu) by Friday, November 22d (before 11.59 pm). Applications failing to follow all of above criteria will not be reviewed. Award will be announced by December 1, 2019.

Charles Ged Scholarship (up to $5,000)

This scholarship will be awarded for the 2019/2020 academic year to selected students who meet the following criteria:

  • Declare a major in Chemistry
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Full-time enrollment at UNF (at least 12 hours/semester)
  • Resident of Florida (for tuition purposes)
  • Students who complete a Federal Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate a financial need of $5000 for 2019-2020.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Mrs. Jenny Neidhardt via email (jenny.neidhardt@unf.edu) by Friday, March 8, 2019:

Ashland Hercules Endowed Scholarship (up to $1,500)

The Department of Chemistry is offering tuition scholarships, endowed by the Hercules Foundation, for the 2019/2020 academic year. Scholarships are available for declared chemistry majors who plan to pursue industrial, governmental, or academic employment or graduate school following graduation.

 

Interested candidates should submit the following to Mrs. Jenny Neidhardt via email (jenny.neidhardt@unf.edu) by Friday, March 8, 2019:

Requirements:

  • Declared major in Chemistry
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class standing during the 2019/2020 academic year
  • Full-time student status, taking a minimum of 12 hours at UNF, during the Fall 2019 term
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and a minimum GPA of 3.00 in major (with at least one semester completed at UNF)
  • Resident of Florida (for tuition purposes)

ADPEN Laboratories Scholarship ($1,500)

The Department of Chemistry is offering tuition scholarships, endowed by ADPEN Laboratories, for the 2019/2020 academic year. A scholarship of $1,500 is available for a declared chemistry major who plans to pursue industrial employment following graduation.

 

Interested candidates should submit the following to Mrs. Jenny Neidhardt via email (jenny.neidhardt@unf.edu) by Friday, March 8, 2019:

Requirements:

  • Meet admission requirements and be accepted by the University of North Florida
  • Resident of Florida (for tuition purposes)
  • Enroll full-time with at least 12 semester hours each semester
  • Declared major in Chemistry
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Complete Organic Chemistry II and Calculus II prior to the start of the scholarship
  • Be selected by a committee chosen by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship may include a paid internship for 5 hours a week at ADPEN Laboratories, a contract research and development analytical laboratory in Jacksonville. Student will gain exposure to analytical chemistry services for the agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries. Schedule of internship hours is flexible.