Department Scholarships/Fellowships

Thinking about joining the chemistry program and looking for a little financial help?

You may be eligible to receive one of the following scholarships:

Gerald & Lori Uhe Alumni Association Scholarship

  • You must be a chemistry, life sciences, geology or environmental engineering major from Madison, Pike, Calhoun, Green or Macoupin counties in Illinois to be eligible for this award.

  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on certain criteria met.

James and Jane Knox Scholarship Endowment

  • You must be an academically proficient full-time student to be eligible for this award. First preference is given to students majoring in chemistry or biochemistry.

  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on certain criteria met.

James and Julia Stoffer Scholarship in Polymer and Coatings Chemistry

  • You must be an upper class student majoring in chemistry with an emphasis in polymer and coatings, and/or a family descendant who wishes to attend S&T to be eligible for this award.

Peter H. Pietsch Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • You must be majoring in chemistry to be eligible for this award. This scholarship is awarded based on your level of achievement or potential and may be renewed over an eight semester period in which satisfactory progress is maintained.

The Wouter Bosch Endowed Scholarship Funds

  • You must be a student majoring in chemistry with an interest in paint and coatings to be eligible for this award. The chemistry department determines the number and amount of scholarships and criteria for nominating candidates.

William Hamlet Webb Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • You must be a student majoring in chemistry to be eligible for this award. Recipients are awarded on criteria selected by the Chemistry Department Scholarship Committee.

Teaching and research assistant opportunities

The salaries for teaching assistants and research assistants are competitive, and due to the generosity of industrial sponsors, can be supplemented with research fellowships for students with GPA > 3.20 and further supplements for students with GPA > 3.50.

Chancellor's Fellowships

Incoming Ph.D. candidates with a GPA of 3.5 are also eligible for Chancellor's Fellowships. These pay all tuition for the entire Ph.D. program. To be eligible for a Chancellor Fellowship for the fall semester, we need to have your completed application and all necessary documents by March 15 of the year when the scholarship is to begin. Earlier receipt of these documents will be helpful. Recipients are limited to American citizens and permanent residents.