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Scholarships and Educational Opportunities


RICHARD and SHIRLEY WEESE CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP:  AVAILABLE TO AWARD: up to a $1000.00 per awardee
Established by Richard Weese in the loving memory of his late wife Shirley and in grateful of appreciation to the professors who mentored him when he was student at West Virginia State University (then College).  After graduating from STATE, Richard went on to have a successful career as a research & development scientist in the chemical industry.  Many of Richad's accomplishments in chemical industry are still being used today in the chemical industry.   Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior chemistry major, and must be in good standing academic standing with the university.  The student must also demonstrate a desire for a career in the field of chemistry. 
                     RECOMMENDATIONS ACCEPTED FROM:   CHAIR - Chemistry Department


HACH SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATION CHEMISTRY:  AVAILABLE TO AWARD:  $12,000.00
Established by the Hach Scientific Foundation of Colorado.  The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate chemistry major preparing to become a teacher.  The recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA.  The award of up to $6,000 per academic year may continue for eight semesters if the scholarship standards are met.

AMOUNT TO AWARD EACH SEMESTER:    $3000.00  
                    RECOMMENDATIONS ACCEPTED FROM:   CHAIR - Chemistry Department
  

 

DR. BASUDEB DASSARMA SCHOLARSHIP  Available to award $500.00
Established to honor Dr. Basudeb DasSarma by an anonymous friend.  The candidate must be a full-time chemistry major, a resident in the areas immediately surrounding the College (i.e., Institute, Dunbar, Nitro, and Cross Lanes).  Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, demonstrate financial need, and have at least two (2) letters of reference from high school instructors, counselors, or principal.  Can be extended for up to eight semesters.  Recommended by the Chemistry Department. Award:  tuition, fees, and/or books.

AMOUNT TO AWARD EACH SEMESTER:                 $250.00
                                        RECOMMENDATION ACCEPTED FROM:                 Chair – Chemistry Department
                                          

 

DR. JOHN F. HASKIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  AVAILABLE TO AWARD:  $3000.00
Established by the widow and children of Dr. John F. Haskin, a respected research chemist.  Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior chemistry major, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, and be recommended by the Chemistry Department.  Scholarship is renewable, contingent on maintaining a 3.25 GPA.  Award:  $500 per semester

AMOUNT TO AWARD EACH SEMESTER:    $500.00 
                    RECOMMENDATIONS ACCEPTED FROM:   Chair – Chemistry Department
                    
 


                     
 
 

 

 

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