Undergraduate Awards

  • Departmental Citations for Outstanding Graduating Seniors
    Awarded to students with a GPA >3.6 with significant participation in undergraduate research and preference for students who have made other contributions to the department (e.g. service like tutoring or peer advisors; involvement in chemistry club; involvement in chemistry outreach, etc).
     
  • Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in the Chemistry Department
    Awarded to one senior student in the Chemistry Department, selected from students already chosen for Departmental Citations for Outstanding Graduating Seniors.
     
  • Scholarship for Outstanding Performance in the Major
    A $100 scholarship awarded to top students in each class of returning sophomores, juniors or seniors based on academic performance and participation in undergraduate research.
     
  • Francesca Miller Undergraduate Research Award
    Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student performing research in areas relating to the biomedical or pharmaceutical sciences, especially (but not exclusively) synthetic organic chemistry and related fields. Requires participation in the annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium. Includes a monetary prize.
     
  • Maureen Bellettini Undergraduate Research Award
    In memory of Maureen Bellettini to further the excellent teaching and research in the chemistry department. Awarded to a continuing junior or senior undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants are requested to submit a 1-2 page research summary. Includes a monetary prize.
     
  • Maureen Bellettini Memorial Book Award
    In memory of Maureen Bellettini to further the excellent teaching and research in the chemistry department. Awarded to a continuing junior or senior undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants are requested to submit a 1-2 page research summary. Includes a monetary prize.
     
  • Novabay Undergraduate Award in Medicinal Chemistry
    Awarded to a graduating senior student involved in a research area relating to Medicinal Chemistry. Nominees are evaluated based of publications and presentations, entrepreneurial spirit and motivation, and GPA (minimum GPA of 3.0). Applicants are requested to submit a 1-2 page research summary. Includes a monetary prize.
     
  • Richard Larock Undergraduate Research Awards
    Three awards presented to the top three undergraduate student presenters at the annual Richard Larock Research Conference. Includes a monetary prize for each award.
     
  • ACS Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship
    Awarded to continuing undergraduate chemistry majors who will be enrolled as a full time student and express an interest in teaching high school chemistry after graduation.  Students are selected on the bases of aptitude, interest and need; Applicants should have a GPA > 3.0.  Includes a monetary fellowship and scholars can receive the scholarship for up to 6 years.  Applicants are requested to submit a 1-2 page summary of their interest to teach high school chemistry and their involvement in educational teaching programs (e.g. MAST).
     
  • Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship Award
    The Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship (PUF) is an award to support undergraduate students doing research under the guidance of a UC Davis faculty member. The maximum award is $1,800 toward approved costs directly related to the project. For more information and application instructions, see: http://urc.ucdavis.edu/awards/puf
     
  • ACS Undergraduate Award - Analytical
    A distinction awarded by the American Chemical Society based on department nomination. The nominee must be a continuing junior or senior undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor's degree in the chemical sciences with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who has taken at least one of the CHE 105/115/125 series courses. Preference for participation in undergraduate research.
     
  • ACS Undergraduate Award - Inorganic
    A distinction awarded by the American Chemical Society based on department nomination. The nominee must be a senior student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the chemical sciences who has performed research in the lab of an active member of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry.
     
  • ACS Undergraduate Award - Organic
    A distinction awarded by the American Chemical Society based on department nomination. The nominee must be a senior student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the chemical sciences who has performed research in the lab of an active member of the Division of Organic Chemistry.