National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM Chemistry/Biochemistry Scholarship - (New Incoming Freshman (HS Students))
For Academic Year 2019-20 – The NSF Chemistry STEM Scholarship (High School Students Entering ISU) is awarded to students pursuing the BS, BA in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry. Students must be incoming Freshman. Must have a 3.0 minimum GPA. Financial need is required. Must be U.S. Citizen or eligible non-Citizen. Preference will be given to students whose goal upon graduation is to work in the chemical or biochemical sciences or to attend a chemistry-related graduate program. (Please NOTE: Students intending to enter health professional programs such as pharmacy, medical or dental school are not eligible for this scholarship).
- National Science Foundation, (NSF) Stem Scholarship-For New Transfer and Continuing Biochemistry/Chemistry Students
- Up to $10,000 (scholarship may be renewable for future years contingent upon available funding & eligibility )
- Supplemental Questions
- Are you majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry?
- Are you intending to enter a health professional programs such as pharmacy, medical or dental school (if yes you will be excluded)?
- Provide name of the High School from which you have or will be graduating.
- Provide your High School Chemistry Teacher's name.
- Provide your High School Math/Science Teacher's name.
- Please attach your "unofficial" High School Transcript.
- Please attach your most recent High School Class Schedule.
- I understand that I MUST complete a current FAFSA (fafsa.gov) before the deadline to be considered for this scholarship opportunity.
- STATEMENT: Provide an essay describing why you want to study chemistry at Idaho State University and ultimately pursue a career in chemistry or biochemistry. Please be aware that strong emphasis is put on this section of the application by the selection committee. Be as complete as possible. 500-1000 words is sufficient.
- 1st Letters of Reference (NSF Chemistry): Please request two letters of reference providing insight into your personal character, potential, motivation and ability to successfully complete a rigorous chemistry program. For "Recent High School Students" (no college credits post high school): One reference must be from a High School Chemistry/Science Teacher and a second from a Math/ Science Teacher. You should notify these individuals to expect an email regarding this request. You are responsible for ensuring references are submitted by the required deadline.
- 2nd Letter of Reference (NSF Chemistry):
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