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    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarships

    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers over $24,000 in scholarships each year to Chemistry and Biochemistry majors, including $6000 in incentive awards for students who decide to pursue graduate studies in chemistry. Specific UW-L Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry scholarship awards and requirements are listed below. See  College of Science and Health Scholarships  page for more information.

     Scholarships for Continuing Students  Requirements (apply through Chemistry Department)  Award
    Romenesko Family Scholarship Fund in Chemistry so-jr-sr, full-time, chem major, at least 3.25 gpa in both chem and cumulative, financial need, US/WI resident approx. tuition-fees
    William W. Allen Chemistry Scholarship demonstrated scholarship, leadership, future success potential $varies-split awards
    Larry and Edith Nutter Scholarship in Chemistry fr-so-jr-sr (fr must be Central HS grad), full-time, chem major, good standing, financial need two $1,000 awards
    Nellie Case Chemistry Scholarship full-time chem major, good standing, financial need, 
    La Crosse resident priority
    approx. $1,000
    Chemistry Department Scholarship in Biochemistry full-time senior biochem major, at least 3.5 gpa, completed CHM 417, enrolled/completed 418, intern or research experience $500
    Milford A. and Mildred E. Cowley Scholarship junior or senior full-time chem major, at least 3.5 gpa approx. $500
    Michael J. and Sandra R. Dolan Scholarship in Chemistry at least 2nd semester freshman, full-time, chem major, at least 3.25 gpa, financial need approx. $250
    Ray Heath Scholarship Fund in Chemistry so-jr-sr, full-time, chem major, at least 3.00 gpa approx. $500
    Eric Stuart McIlraith Scholarship in Chemistry so-jr-sr, full-time, chem major, at least 3.00 gpa approx. $200
    Neil M. Mighall Fund in Chemistry so-jr-sr, full-time, chem major, at least 3.00 gpa or other potential, financial need, US citizen approx. $450
    Dr. Aline Fournier Nieckarz Memorial Scholarship in Organic Chemistry nominated by organic chem lab instructors, any major, but chem major pref, good standing, return to UW-L approx. $550
    Jess Ondell Scholarship Fund in Chemistry and Biology must have earned at least 15 credit hours in declared major or minor,  see Foundation website $1,000
     Graduate Study Scholarships  Requirements (apply through Chemistry Department) Award
    Roberta A. and William W. Allen Chemistry Graduate Study Incentive Scholarship only for graduating seniors accepted to PhD programs in chemistry or chemical engineering $varies
    Suzanne and Joseph Toce Post-Graduate Study In Biochemistry or Medicine Scholarship graduating senior at UW-L with a major in biochem, above avg gpa, accepted to a post-graduate doctoral program related to biochemisty or medicine $varies
     Nuclear Medicine Technology Majors Scholarship  Requirements (apply through UW-L Foundation) Award
    William J. Nieckarz Scholarship in Nuclear Medicine Technology full-time juniors in NMT program + accepted for senior internship for with affiliated clinics, financial need approx. $750
    Nuclear Medicine Technology Alumni Scholarship Fund full-time juniors in NMT program + accepted for senior internship for with affiliated clinics, financial need $

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    Click the links below for additional UW-L scholarship information and application process ...
    UW-La Crosse Science And Health Scholarships
    UW-L Foundation Scholarships and Awards Process