Thanks to generous gifts from WSU alumni and friends, the Department of Chemistry is able to offer academic scholarships to eligible undergraduate and graduate students on the Pullman campus.
Each year, the department awards more than $45,000 in scholarships to our majors. The support provided by these funds helps students engage in activities that further expand their horizons and foster success.
How to apply
Undergraduate and graduate students who complete the WSU General Scholarship Application each year are automatically considered for more than 700 scholarships at the Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, and University-level.
Completed scholarship applications must be submitted no later than January 31 for the following academic year.
Incoming students who have applied for admission to WSU may submit a scholarship application while they are waiting for a decision.
Scholarship recipients will be notified via email in late March.
For both undergraduate and graduate students
- An incoming or continuing student in good standing at WSU Pullman.
- Enrolled in or a stated intention to enroll in a degree program offered by the Department of Chemistry.
- A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- Some scholarships may have alternate or additional criteria.
- Need-based scholarship also require a completed FAFSA or WASFA. Visit WSU Student Financial Services for information and deadlines for these forms.
A sample of available awards
Our named scholarships reflect the interests and desires of its donors. Students who complete the WSU general scholarship application each year are considered for all funds which they qualify for. Both merit-based and need-based scholarships are available.
Chemistry scholarships include:
Art & Helen Brunstad Scholarship
Beverly Casebier Memorial Scholarship
Julian Culbertson Scholarship
Edwin Fankauser/Guthrie Edward & Dipaolo Beth Scholarship
Melvin J. Gortatowski Scholarship
Edwin Hart Chemistry Scholarship
McFadden/Yount Undergraduate Scholarship in Biochemistry and Chemistry
Harvey K. Murer Memorial Scholarship
Stephen Rayner Scholarship
Ellen & William Shelton Endowed Scholarship
Bud and Joan Simmons Scholarship in Chemistry
Gardner Stacy Research Endowment