Giving Tuesday 2023

Summer Student Scholarships

Your donation will ensure WSU’s chemistry majors engage in research activities with our faculty and are competitively prepared for the next stage in their career.  Thank you for supporting the next generation of Cougar Chemists.

WSU Department of Chemistry prepares future leaders in chemistry and related fields across Washington State and beyond. To enhance their educational experience and support students’ competitiveness in their career aspirations, the Department of Chemistry provides summer scholarships for students to engaged in research. Scholarships of $2,500 are granted to undergraduate students who initiate or continue research activities during the summer with a faculty member in the Department. Chemistry scholars must be pursuing a B.S. or B.A. in Chemistry.

“Having research experience as an undergraduate made me a competitive applicant for graduate school. This experience has given me a head start in my Chemistry graduate program at the University of Notre Dame.”

Evelyn M. Hance, Organic Chemistry PhD Student
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame
A student in protective lab equipment conducts a chemical experiment.
A group of Chemistry students.
A student in protective lab equipment conducts a chemical experiment.