Chemistry Department Scholarships
Listed below are the Scholarships awarded by the Chemistry Department. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility requirements and availability of funds. If you are interested in a Chemistry scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year, please click on an application link below to get started. The deadline to turn in your scholarship application is Friday, February 15th, 2019.
Scholarships can be applied for through the MTSU portal located here.
Undergraduate Chemistry Scholarships
Jubran M. and Judith H. Wakim Chemistry Scholarship is awarded in the spring semester to an incoming full-time freshman Chemistry major who has successfully displayed scholarly achievement in high school.
Dan D. Scott Chemistry Scholarship is a fall and spring award, given to a sophomore, junior, or senior Chemistry or Biochemistry major.
Bio Ventures, Inc. Chemistry Scholarship is awarded in the fall and spring semesters to a Professional Chemistry major who has demonstrated academic ability and participates in other departmental activities.
Dr. James H. and Betty S. Hutchinson Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a Professional Chemistry major, demonstrates high quality undergraduate research, and meets American Chemical Society scholarship requirements.
Robert Boyd Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior Chemistry major who demonstrates financial need, has earned a minimum of 30 semester hours, and has successfully completed General Chemistry I & II.
Glenn Warner Undergraduate Award is awarded to a student who is majoring in Chemistry, has completed 30 hours, and has a minimum 2.5 GPA. It is for students who demonstrate financial need.
Roberson-Beauregard Science Scholarship is awarded to a Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, or Chemistry major. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered. Priority will be given to a candidate who has family responsibilities outside of their academic obligations and candidates must address these responsibilities in an essay. A separate application is required for this scholarship. Robertson-Beauregard Science Scholarship
Graduate Chemistry Scholarships
J.E. Wiser Graduate Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Chemistry Graduate student based on academic achievement, teaching ability and professionalism.
Gale J. Clark Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Chemistry Graduate student who will have completed 2 semesters of graduate work at the time the scholarship is awarded. Preference for the award will be given to those conducting analytical chemistry research.
Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarships
Listed below are the Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility requirements and chosen by the Pre-Professional Health Science Scholarship Committees. Click here to apply. The deadline to submit the scholarship application is Monday, February 15, 2021. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding Pre Professional Scholarships.
Aaron and Clara Todd Pre-Dental Scholarship is awarded to a pre-dental student who has completed at least 60 hours with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum 3.0 GPA in core science courses. Participation in extracurricular activities such as Delta Delta Sigma and a demonstration of qualities integral to the pursuit of a dental career are considered in awarding this scholarship.
Dr. Giles Damron’s Pre-Dental Scholarship is awarded to a pre-dental student who has completed at least 100 hours and has been accepted into dental school. Recipients are expected to graduate in the semester that the scholarship is awarded.
Robert Brent Cook Memorial Scholarship is awarded to junior or senior pre-medical students with proven academics and financial need. Preference is given to students from Williamson County.
L/P Elizabeth and Creighton Rhea Scholarship I is an eight semester award given to an incoming student interested in medical school. Award is based upon academic excellence and extracurricular activities in high school.
Drs. Creighton and Elizabeth Rhea II is awarded to a Pre Professional Health student with less than 30 credit hours who has successfully completed CHEM 1110 and either BIOL 1110 or BIOL 2010 with a B or better in each course. Applicants must have earned at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA, be enrolled full time, and be in good standing.
L/P Drs. Elizabeth and Creighton Rhea III Endowed Scholarship is an eight semester award given to an incoming student interested in medical school. Award is based upon academic excellence and extracurricular activities in high school.
Albert L. and Ethel Carver Smith Memorial Scholarship is awarded equally between pre-medicine and pre-pharmacy students. Award is based upon a minimum of 60 completed semester hours and successful completion of Organic Chemistry I. Preference is given to candidates with a 3.5 or higher GPA and participation in extracurricular activities.
Walter Chitwood Scholarship is awarded to a junior or above student with proven academics and leadership qualities. The successful candidate will possess an overall GPA minimum of 3.0 out of 4.0. They must be a Pre-Dental student, in good standing, and enrolled full time.
Roberson-Beauregard Science Scholarship is awarded to a Pre Medical or Pre Dental student. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered. Priority will be given to a candidate who has family responsibilities outside of their academic obligations and candidates must address these responsibilities in their essay.
Angela White Pre-Medical Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a full time student who has completed their first year and General Chemistry. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 out of 4.0. The student should also be able to demonstrate financial need.
Tate Family Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a full time Pre Professional student with a preference to those studying Pre Pharmacy. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 and preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated community service and/or campus involvement as well as those students from a rural community.
L/P Virginia McCullough Pre Medicine Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who will be starting in the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student & must be enrolling in the MTSU Pre-Medical program.
URECA: Applications for research grants ($500 - $3500) for undergraduate students are available. Application deadlines occur in September, January and March.
TLSAMP Alliance: Tennessee Louis Stokes Minority Participation program identifies and provides mentors for self-identified minority students and provides mentors for them. Through an alliance with area universities, including two HBCU's, minority students are placed in research positions. A few are supported through TLSAMP.
Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Scholarship In 2020, the physicians at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter established The MMC Foundation (a 501(c)(3)charitable foundation) to advance its mission to foster continuous improvement in our community’s health. The MMC Foundation has partnered with MMC’s Diversity Committee to develop a minority scholarship for local students who are advancing to medical school. It’s our hope that this will enhance the diversity of the Rutherford County medical community through the recruitment and development of physicians from ethnic minority groups that are typically underrepresented in medicine. This scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis.