Department of Chemistry Scholarships and Book Awards

Website: Chemistry Department


Thanks to the generosity of several alumni and others interested in helping deserving chemistry and biochemistry students, the Department of Chemistry has some resident tuition scholarships and book prizes available to students who are currently UW students and declared biochemistry or chemistry majors.

List of awards available with the one application:

  • Boeing Scholarship
  • Earl W. Davie Scholarship
  • Donald J. Hanahan Scholarship
  • H. K. Benson Scholarship
  • Rex J. And Ruth C. Robinson Scholarship Fund In Chemistry
  • Varanasi Scholarship
  • Zahlia Jencks Rowe Scholarship
  • Berkelhammer Book Award
  • Berkelhammer Senior Book Award

Depending on the particular award, academic merit, financial need, career goals, employment history, extracurricular activities, and undergraduate research record are among the criteria used to determine the recipients. Generally, the scholarships are awarded to students who have been in the Department for a year or more.

*International students may be eligible for this scholarship*

Student Type
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
Citizen Type
  • Permanent Resident

Students can print out the scholarship application here.

Completed applications are due by 4pm on December 2. The scholarship committee will meet in December to choose recipients. Monetary awards will be disbursed for Winter quarter..

Contact Information

Chemistry/Biochemistry Undergraduate Advising
Box 351700
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1700
206-543-1610 (message only)
fax: 206-685-8665