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Chemistry Undergraduate Awards

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Chemistry Department
Department 3838
1000 E. University Avenue
Physical Science Bldg 403
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2479
Fax: 307-766-2807
Email: chemistry@uwyo.edu

The Chemistry Department holds an Undergraduate Luncheon for all the departmental majors each Spring.  Pictures of previous year's luncheons can be seen here.  The following awards are given at this luncheon:

REBECCA RAULINS UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD

It will be a monetary award. The recipients must be in their sophomore year or above and shall have performed substantial research or have demonstrated unusual ability in research and a sincere dedication to science. Recipient(s) shall be selected by a committee of faculty appointed by the Head of the Chemistry Department.

OWEN ASPLUND AWARD

This monetary award is presented to an outstanding Junior chemistry major and recognizes outstanding academic achievement.

UNDERGRADUATE ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY AWARD

This award may be presented to a chemistry major who will be a senior during the following academic year. It consists of a subscription to Analytical Chemistry and an honorary Divisional membership provided by the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry and a Certificate awarded by the Department of Chemistry.

CRC AWARD

Based upon scholastic record and overall interest in Chemistry. It is awarded to a first year Chemistry major.

GRADUATING SENIOR AWARD

(Sponsored by the American Chemistry Society, Wyoming Section) Eligible candidates are nominated by their departments and will receive a one year student membership in the ACS and a subscription to an ACS Journal.

SUPERIOR STUDENT AWARD

The award is based on a qualifying cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  This certificate award recognizes chemistry majors who have shown a good aptitude, academic performance and potential.

OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY MAJOR

This award is based on a qualifying GPA and selection by a committee. The award consists of honors recognition and certificate, and a gift certificate to the University Bookstore.

OUTSTANDING SOPHOMORE CHEMISTRY MAJOR

This award is based on a qualifying GPA and selection by a committee. The award consists of honors recognition and certificate, and a gift certificate to the University Bookstore.

OUTSTANDING JUNIOR CHEMISTRY MAJOR

This award is based on a qualifying GPA and selection by a committee. The award consists of honors recognition and certificate, and a gift certificate to the University Bookstore.

OUTSTANDING SENIOR CHEMISTRY MAJOR

This award is based on a qualifying GPA and selection by a committee. The award consists of honors recognition and certificate, and a gift certificate to the University Bookstore.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS FOUNDATION AWARD
 
ARTHUR GRAY JANSSEN CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP

A student currently majoring in Chemistry may apply for this scholarship. Consideration will be given to students who probably could not attend college without some outside financial support and who might not be considered for other scholarship awards--GPA is not the primary consideration. Selection will be made by a committee of chemistry faculty (Minimum, $500.00)

VICTOR RYAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This award is based on outstanding female undergraduates in Chemistry.

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