CBC Scholarship Application – NOW OPEN

The online application for Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry undergraduate scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year is now open! The application, along with eligibility information and a list of requirements can be found on the application webpage.

All applicants must include the information of a faculty member who has agreed to provide a recommendation; please be sure to get permission and agreement from the faculty member before listing them as your recommender.

Applications and recommendation forms must be completed by:
February 1, 2021, at 5pm. 

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships or the application process, please contact Ana Ramirez, Undergraduate Program Manager.

ACS Bridge Career/Professional Development Awards

Deadline Approaching: December 31, 2020

 

The ACS Bridge Project is pleased to announce an underrepresented minority (URM) student award to defray the registration costs to the any career and professional development event of your choice effective this year only.

The award is open to undergraduate students interested in the chemical sciences and are from groups traditionally underrepresented in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Namely, underrepresented minorities include African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

The goal of this professional development award is to increase the number of URM students that gain access to doctoral programs in the chemical sciences. The professional development award will defray the cost of any online workshops, courses, virtual conferences, and/or events that will assist URM students gain access to doctoral programs in the chemical sciences. Each award will be for up to $1000 of eligible expenses based on the review of materials.

Learn more and apply.

CBC Scholarship Application – Opening Soon…

The 2021-2022 CBC Scholarship application will open on December 28, 2020. Applications and recommendation forms must be completed by February 1, 2021, at 5pm. 

To be eligible for a CBC scholarship, you must be seeking a BA or BS in Chemistry or Biochemistry and have completed at least one term of classes at The Ohio State University. Other requirements are listed here.

Awards will be distributed over the 2021-2022 academic year. The announcement of awards are typically made by the first week of April.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships or the application process, please contact Ana Ramirez, Undergraduate Program Manager.

Vanderbilt’s Quantitative and Chemical Biology Graduate Program

Vanderbilt’s Quantitative and Chemical Biology (QCB) Graduate Program is recruiting individuals from quantitative STEM disciplines who are interested in biomedical research. This program offers full financial support that covers tuition, fees, health insurance, a competitive stipend, and a first-day bonus. If you have performed any research, there is no application fee and GRE scores are optional. If interested, apply here by January 1st, 2021.

For more information:

Arts and Sciences Career Accelerator Fund

The Career Accelerator Fund provides support for Arts and Sciences students who work in unpaid or minimally paid internships, undergraduate research positions, or experiential learning opportunities. The Spring internship application deadline is December 8, 2020. The Summer internship application deadline is January 29, 2020.

To qualify, you must be a full-time freshman, sophomore, or junior student at OSU and already have an internship secured for Spring or Summer semester.

Apply here.

For more information:

Graduate Studies at the Institute for Shock Physics

At Washington State University, graduate students from a variety of disciplines have the opportunity to study the response of materials to extreme conditions at the Institute for Shock Physics (ISP). While studying in relevant departments (physics, chemistry, materials science, mechanical engineering, and geo/planetary science), students may conduct their PhD research at ISP. Conducting research at ISP gives students the opportunity to:

  • participate in innovative, multidisciplinary research alongside internationally renowned scientists
  • grow in independent thinking skills and hands-on experience
  • access the Department of Energy National Laboratories
  • work in state-of-the-art facilities, including the Dynamic Compression Sector located at the Advanced Photon Source

ISP offers students the chance to become well educated and rigorously trained to move on to a successful professional career. ISP students are known to become leaders in the field. Scholarships and financial support are available for outstanding students.

For more information:

OSU East Asian Studies Center Fellowships

OSU’s East Asian Studies Center is currently offering several fellowships to undergraduates in STEM departments who have completed at least two years of study in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian languages. These fellowships are offered for intensive summer language study or for an academic year of STEM and language study.

Summer fellowships are expected to offer:

  • $5,000 for tuition and fees
  • a $2,500 stipend

Academic year fellowships are expected to offer:

  • $10,000 for tuition and fees
  • a $5,000 stipend

The East Asian Studies Center is currently accepting applications for Summer 2021 and Academic Year 2021-2022. Applications are due Monday, February 1, 2021, 4:30 p.m. EST, so apply now!

For more information:

  • Check out more information on the fellowships here.
  • Find more information about the fellowship application here.
  • Contact Amy Carey, EASC senior assistant director at easc@osu.edu.

KXPRESS Scholarship Opportunity

The CFAES Knowledge Exchange is currently offering a science communication scholarship opportunity. They are seeking students who are interested in developing creative science communication projects that solve one of a few Grand Challenges: water quality, rural-urban interface, farm and community stress, food security, and food waste. Finalists will receive up to $500 in scholarships. More information can be found here.

Submissions are due November 22 at 11:59pm and can be uploaded here. If you have questions, please contact Katie Miller at miller.8406@osu.edu.

ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program is more than just a scholarship, it’s a network of passionate chemical professionals who want to help and support future chemists during a crucial time in their lives.

The program is a community that dedicates itself to representing minority students from high school seniors to undergraduate students who want to study chemical sciences. Scholars are chosen based on career objective, academic standing, leadership skills, financial need and involvement in school or community activities.

Of the previous scholars in the ACS Scholars Program:

  • Over 300 have completed a Ph.D. program
  • More than 50% of alumni chose to purse higher degrees
  • 90% earned baccalaureate degrees with 80% in the chemical sciences

Apply and learn more information here. Applications close March 1.

Education Abroad Scholarships

Winter break is a great time to talk to your friends and family about a summer study abroad. The College of Arts and Sciences offers need-based scholarships for undergraduate students looking to study abroad!

To qualify for these scholarships:

  • have a declared major in the arts and sciences
  • plan to enroll in an Ohio State -approved education abroad program
  • be enrolled at the Columbus campus
  • have a current year FAFSA on file

You do not need to be admitted to a study abroad program before you may begin applying for the scholarships.

For the programs taking place in SU 2020, AU 2020, or the full 2020-2021 academic year:

The scholarship application deadline is January 13 at 4 p.m.

Visit the Ohio State Office of International Affairs (OIA) website for a full listing of programs, scholarships, and deadlines for their study abroad opportunities. Many program deadlines begin in early January!