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John Holloway Undergraduate Scholarship 

The John Holloway Undergraduate Scholarship was established in 2017 in honor of Emeritus Professor John Holloway to continue his legacy of inspiring the next generation of scientists who can change the world.

Dr. Holloway came to ASU as part of an effort to combine the research fields of chemistry and geology in 1969. He built an innovative and highly productive experimental program in high-pressure research and became a world-famous experimental petrologist. His Depths of the Earth (DotE) laboratory served as a waypoint for students of all levels, researchers, and visitors from around the world.

Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in the School of Molecular Sciences.

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Edward B. Skibo Memorial Scholarship

The Edward B. Skibo Memorial Scholarship was established in 2018 in honor of longtime chemistry professor Edward B. Skibo to create a permanent legacy of his and next generations contributions to medicinal chemistry.

Dr. Skibo devoted much of his professional life researching the development of cancer drugs and educating young minds in the various fields of organic chemistry. He held many patents, including a patent for Yujungamycin named in honor of his wife, Yujung. He was a beloved teacher whose students praised his ability to relate material to life outside of the lab.

Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in the School of Molecular Sciences.

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SMS Innovation Award (2019)

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS), whose research mission is to discover molecular-level solutions to real-world challenges, is pleased to announce a new Innovation Award.  This Award will recognize annually the most significant invention by an undergraduate or graduate student (or student team) in one of the six primary research areas of the School on a rotating basis.  The first Award at the 2019 SMS Awards Ceremony in April will be in the area of Assembly, Materials and NanoScience.

Application deadline: Feb 15, 2019. To apply,  PDF iconDownload the application form fill out and submit to ASU SMS (ASUSMS@asu.edu) by Feb 15, 2019.

Arizona Society for Coatings Technology Scholarship

Arizona Society for Coatings Technology is comprised of representatives from the paint and coatings industry. This scholarship seeks to promote the scholarship pursuits of students who could make a positive impact on these industries in Arizona. These industries need graduates with a strong chemistry foundation, including lab skills and knowledge of polymers.

In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will be granted a student membership in the Arizona Society for Coatings Technology for the award year.

Application Deadline: February

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Wayne W. Luchsinger Chemistry Scholarship

Emeritus Professor Wayne W. Luchsinger established this scholarship to support an undergraduate student in the School of Molecular Sciences.

Dr. Luchsinger joined the ASU faculty in 1966 and retired in 1984. He, his wife Sadie, and their four children, Sharon, Jerry, David, and Susie, treasured their association with ASU. The GI Bill provided Dr. Luchsinger with support to go to college, and preference for this scholarship will be given to veterans of one of the U.S. military services.

Application Deadline: February

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School of Molecular Sciences Scholarship

The School of Molecular Sciences Scholarship support outstanding students completing degrees in chemistry or biochemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences. The number of scholarships awarded in an academic year is variable.

Application Deadline: February

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George M. Bateman Memorial Scholarship

The George M. Bateman Memorial Scholarship was established in 1973 in honor of George M. Bateman to support an outstanding student in the School of Molecular Sciences.

Dr. Bateman was the first faculty member with a doctoral degree at Arizona State Teacher's College and was instrumental in the development of many physical science departments. The Bateman Physical Sciences Building is named after him.

Application Deadline: February

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Therald Moeller Scholarship

The Therald Moeller Scholarship was established in the 1980's in honor of Emeritus Professor Therald Moeller to support a student in the School of Molecular Sciences.

Dr. Moeller, past Chair of the former Chemistry Department, was instrumental in advancing inorganic chemistry as a discipline at the national level. He authored or edited texts used for advanced Inorganic Chemistry courses and was co-founder of the American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry.

Preference will be given to students with interest in a career in chemistry.

Application Deadline: February

 

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