CBC Scholarship Application Open

The CBC Scholarship Application is now open. The application is available on the OSU Student Financial Aid ScholarshipUniverse platform.

Applications are due February 15, 2024.

Scholarship eligibility consists of the following:

  • Current OSU student seeking a BA or BS degree in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • Have completed 1 semester at the OSU main campus or regional campus.
  • Have completed the OSU FAFSA deadline by February 15, 2024 (domestic students only).
  • Have received permission from an OSU faculty member to list them as your recommendation provider.

The application consists of 8 questions, including 5 narrative questions that ask you to describe:

  • Your future career goals.
  • Your experience with undergraduate research, if any. (This is not a requirement to be eligible for a scholarship.)
  • Your experiences as a chemistry TA, peer mentor, or chemistry tutor. Teaching and learning experiences not related to chemistry will also be considered.
  • Your involvement with university clubs, outreach opportunities, and/or internships.
  • An explanation of why you are a strong candidate to receive a CBC scholarship.

In April of 2023, the CBC Scholarship Committee awarded 81 recipients a total of $408,500 in scholarship funds for academic year 2023-24. The committee looks forward to your application. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Ana Ramirez at ramirez.159@osu.edu.

Work for CBC: Demo Lab Assistant

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants in the Demonstrations Laboratory for Spring 2024! Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, connect with students on a similar path, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed Chem 1210 & 1220. Some organic knowledge is helpful.
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.0
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2024
  • No other paid monthly student appointments during Spring 2024 (this includes paid research). Biweekly appointments are acceptable.

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Hours: 12-28/week
  • Typical Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution and maintenance of lab equipment, completion of weekly safety checks, etc.

Pay Structure:

  • First year of employment: $12.00/hour
  • Second year of employment: $12.50/hour
  • Third year of employment: $13.00/hour

When submitting your application, you will be asked for a schedule. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Apply at: go.osu.edu/demolabapp

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on December 10th, 2023.

Please contact weaver.646@osu.edu or fontes.20@osu.edu with any questions or concerns.