PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.
All scholarships require full-time attendance (12 hours for undergraduate; 6 hours for graduate) unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships require a 3.0 cumulative GPA unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships are for fall and/or spring semester only (summer not included) unless indicated otherwise.
All Chemistry scholarship recipients are selected by the department, with final approval by the ECU Foundation Scholarship Committee.
Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair and the Foundation Scholarship Committee.


1950’S SCIENCE FUND (chemistry—also awarded to biology and math)
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior biology student who has maintained a minimum 2.75 GPA. Preference will be given to students who do not qualify for significant federal financial aid. This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor who is an ECU alumnus and who has had a long career in the medical field.

BRILES SCHOLARSHIP (chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded based on need and a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Originally established as part of the Federal Student Loan Program, this scholarship was transferred to the ECU Foundation in 1995.

CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP (chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the chemistry department.

DCT COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’ degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA and be classified as a junior or above.  To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a community service project (preferably a project that benefits the Ada community), that will be completed during their junior year, and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member.  Preference will be given to students providing evidence of community service during their freshman/sophomore year(s).  For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a community service project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented the activities and results of one of their previous community service projects at a state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current service project.

WILLIS I. DECKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring or minoring in chemistry with a minimum 2.75 GPA.  Financial need will be considered and special consideration given to a student who is responsible for the largest percentage of his/her college expenses as compared to other applicants. 

YOLANE HARTSFIELD CHEMISTRY ENDOWMENT (chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major in chemistry.  Recipients shall maintain a cumulative GPA  of 3.5 or above and the scholarship may be renewed if all criteria is met.  Recipients shall demonstrate financial need and when there are otherwise equal candidates, the student with the greater financial need will be given preference.  Recipients will be recommended by the chemistry department. 

HIGGINBOTHAM FAMILY CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP (chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the chemistry department.  Dorothy Higginbotham was an ECU alumna who understood and recognized the value of higher education, and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

FRED AND MARY PFEFFER SCHOLARSHIP (biology, computer science, environmental health science, nursing, chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded to one student in each of the listed categories, requires a minimum 3.25 GPA, and will be awarded for up to 8 consecutive semesters as long as all scholarship requirements are met. The Pfeffer’s are long-time residents of Ada, and have shown tremendous generosity in assisting ECU students.

ESSIE ROARK COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’ degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA and be classified as a junior or above.  To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a research project that will be completed during their junior year and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of research with mentoring faculty during their freshman/sophomore year(s).  For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a research project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented previous research at a  state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current research project.