Undergraduate Student Awards
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (ACS) AWARD
Presented to the top graduating senior.
ACS DIVISION OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY AWARD
Presented to a student who displays an aptitude for a career in Analytical Chemistry.
ACS DIVISION OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY AWARD
Recognizing achievements by an undergraduate in organic chemistry pursuing a career in chemistry.
ACS DIVISION OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY AWARD
Presented to a student who has demonstrated excellence in physical chemistry and related fields based on research, coursework, and is committed to a career in chemistry.
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS AWARD
Presented to an outstanding senior.
EXCELLENCE IN GENERAL CHEMISTRY AWARD
Presented to undergraduate chemistry majors for achievements in General Chemistry.
CATHERINE DESTEFANO ROSSI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Catherine DeStefano Rossi was a graduate student in chemistry at the University of Connecticut. She became ill and passed away during her graduate studies. This scholarship, established as part of her estate, is awarded to chemistry majors entering their junior or senior year.
WILLIAM R. GRANQUIST, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
William R. Granquist, Jr., a chemistry major and UConn graduate (1983), died in an explosion at the Ensign-Bickford Co. on August 16, 1984. His parents, a number of friends, and Ensign-Bickford Co. have established a scholarship fund in his memory.
HACH CHEMISTRY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP
In order to promote chemical education, the Hach Scientific Foundation created the ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship for undergraduate chemistry majors who are working toward a career teaching high school chemistry.
MÜLLER-WESTERHOFF UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
This is a scholarship created by Ulrich Müller-Westerhoff, an emeritus faculty member from the UConn chemistry department, to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate chemistry majors who have proven their commitment to the program and is participating in undergraduate research.
ROLAND WARD THESIS AWARD
This award is given to the best thesis. It was established through the generosity of the Roland Ward Family to encourage greater undergraduate participation in research and to foster better writing skills as part of t he educational process.