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Each spring, the chemistry department recognizes student achievements through several awards and scholarships. The awardees receive a certificate and are recognized at the annual Chemistry Awards Luncheon.

Award or Scholarship

Description

Eligibility

Includes

Rev. George J. Pickel, S.J. Senior Chemistry Award

This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement and exemplifying the Jesuit ideals of leadership, integrity, and commitment.

Selected by chemistry faculty

A certificate, name on a plaque, and a gift from the chemistry department chosen so as to be appropriate to the interests, personality, or future plans of the recipient.

American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Senior Award

This award recognizes a senior chemistry major with a demonstrated record of ability, leadership, and professional promise.

Seniors and graduate students majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, or biochemistry; selected by chemistry faculty

A certificate suitable for framing, a one-year Student Affiliate membership in the AIC, a peer-reviewed journal, and name on plaque.

Biochemistry Senior Award

Awarded in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement in biochemistry at John Carroll.

Selected by chemistry faculty

A certificate and a one-year subscription to the journal of Science.

Hypercube Scholar Award

This award is given by Hypercube, Inc. Scientific Software honoring the achievements of excellent students throughout the United States and Canada.

Selected by chemistry faculty among students in the physical chemistry courses at John Carroll.

A certificate and a copy of Professional Hyperchem.

Analytical Chemistry Award

Awarded in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement in analytical chemistry at John Carroll.

Selected by chemistry faculty

A certificate, medallion, and emailed monthly highlights from the journal of Analytical Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry Award

Awarded in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement in Organic Chemistry at John Carroll.

Selected by chemistry faculty

A certificate and a gift from the chemistry department.

Chemical Principles/General Chemistry Award

Awarded in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement in the General Chemistry/Chemical Principles courses at John Carroll

Selected by Chemistry faculty

A certificate, & a copy of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Mary and Peter A. Lambros Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Joan Lambros in honor of her parents to acknowledge their lifelong support and dedication to higher education, especially to their daughters and granddaughters as the key to a better life and understanding the diversity of humanity

Selected yearly by chemistry faculty among female chemistry majors with established academic achievement or the financial need of exceptional female chemistry majors

A certificate; scholarship consists of $1,500 applied toward tuition

Lubrizol Scholarship

The Lubrizol Foundation has made annual awards to John Carroll University to be used for scholarships based on scholastic ability. Each year, at least one of these scholarships has been directed towards a Chemistry major.

Selected by Chemistry faculty, at least one of the Chemistry scholarships has to be awarded to a diverse student (gender/race). Junior and Senior declared majors with established academic achievement and/or academic potential

A certificate, & name on a plaque; the recipient receives 2/3 of the award. The remaining 1/3 of each award is given to the department in support of teaching.

Edmund B. Thomas Scholarship

Named in honor of Dr. Thomas, a faculty member at JCU from 1936-1975, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding incoming freshman who intends to pursue a major in Chemistry

Selected by Chemistry faculty

A certificate; scholarship consists of $1,000 applied toward tuition, and is renewable annually as long as the recipient continues their study of Chemistry with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

William and Geri Green Chemistry Book Fund

The William and Geri Green Chemistry Book Fund provides an award by way of a gift card in the amount of $600 from the University bookstore, limited to textbooks and course related materials. This award is given on a yearly basis to a sophomore chemistry student. All second semester sophomore students declaring chemistry as their major are eligible regardless of GPA, to be used in their junior year. If in a given year, no sophomore declares chemistry as a major, no money will be awarded. Any unused funds will remain in the account to grow the fund.

The recipient is chosen by a random draw from all students declaring their major in their sophomore year. The chair of the Chemistry department is present and will make the selection in August prior to the start of the Fall semester.

"Certificate, an award by way of a gift card
in the amount of $600 to be used at Univ. Bookstore."

John Flash Chemistry Textbook Award

This award was established by Patrick John Flash, PhD, '65, in honor of his father, John Flash, to support chemistry students with their chemistry textbooks and lab expenses associated with taking Chemistry 221, 222, 223, and 224 (Organic Chemistry).

One student selected yearly (1st week of classes) by Chemistry faculty among students enrolled in the Organic Chemistry courses at John Carroll

Certificate; the recipient receives an award to pay for the cost of Organic Chemistry textbooks and lab expenses.