UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Scholarships

Jon and Metta Belisle Chemistry Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a student who has graduated from a Wisconsin High School, and who is pursuing a major in Chemistry. The student must show strong performance academically and demonstrate a financial need.

BioDiagnostics Scholarship:
Awarded to one student with a Chemistry major. Student must be a sophomore (30 credits) at the beginning of the semester for which the award is made. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to academic excellence over financial need. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years if the student meets the following criteria: Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, remain in the major and complete a minimum of 30 credits per year..

Biotechnology Annual Scholarship:
The scholarship(s) are to be awarded to students who have attained junior or senior status who are majoring in Biotechnology with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Applicants must be enrolled in a research project in Biology, Chemistry, Plant & Earth Science or Animal & Food Science or have completed an undergraduate research project in Biotechnology or are participating/completed an internship in Biotechnology. Consideration given for demonstrated financial need.

Carmen Evenson Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a student who graduated from Goodhue, Chetek, or Cameron High School. Student must have attained sophomore, junior or senior status, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the major field of study. Preference given but not limited to students majoring in mathematics, physics, chemistry or any science area.

Ina & John Hill Chemistry Research Grant: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a chemistry major of at least sophomore status with high academic standing and an interest in conducting research in chemistry. The recipient is expected to participate in a research project in chemistry under the direction of a member of the chemistry faculty during the year for which the award is made. The awardee will be chosen by the chair of the chemistry department in consultation with the faculty who teach the chemistry majors' organic chemistry laboratory.

Arnold and Mary Nord Memorial Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Based on scholarship, financial need, and potential for contributions in life, this scholarship is awarded on a rotating basis to a student who will be a junior or senior with a major in one or more of the following disciplines: Biology (01-02), Chemistry (02-03), Economics (03-04), and Physics (00- 01). While the selection shall generally be according to the major in the year indicated, the donor reserves the right to select from all applications in any given year. Therefore, all majors may apply for the scholarship in any given year when the applicant meets all other criteria.

Lawrence W. Scott Memorial Scholarship: 2 awarded per year 
This scholarship is awarded in memory of a long-time chemistry faculty member. Awarded to a sophomore (during the year of the award) majoring in chemistry who has demonstrated a high degree of excellence in the field of chemistry through academic performance and participation in extracurricular activities associated with chemistry.

Ted & Georgia Setterquist Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a Chemistry major who has completed at least 60 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and demonstrates potential for admission to graduate school.

Richard and Grace Swensen Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a student majoring in Chemistry. Student must be classified as a junior (60 credits earned by Fall of the year in which they receive the scholarship). Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must plan to continue his/her education at UW-River Falls.

Dr. Henry Tranmal Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student pursuing a degree in Chemistry who plans to continue at UW-RF. Also awarded in Biology and Physics.

In addition there are many scholarships for students in pre-professional programs related to chemistry.

Gerald C. Belisle Memorial Scholarship: 2 awarded per year 
Awarded to a student who has graduated from a Wisconsin High School, and who is pursuing course work in the pre-veterinary medicine curriculum and who has plans to enter the field of veterinary medicine. The student must show strong performance academically and demonstrate a financial need.

Jane P. Coburn Pre-Veterinary Scholarship: 3 awarded per year 
Granted to a sophomore, junior, or senior with an interest in animals and is majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

Freeman Drug Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a high-ranking freshman in the Pre-Pharmacy or Science curriculum.

James Ellison Memorial Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a sophomore with a Pre-Medicine major.

Dr. B. H. (Benny) Kettelkamp Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Presented to a student who has completed 90 credits toward the Pre-Medicine curriculum as established by the university, with a minimum overall GPA of 3.5, and has demonstrated potential for admission to medical school.

Dr. Thomas G. Kliszcz Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a Pre-Dental or Pre-Pharmacy major who has earned at least 60 credits and plans to continue at UW-RF.

Dr. Clifford A. Olson Memorial Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a junior or senior Pre-Medical student with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to a graduate of a high school in Pierce or St. Croix counties in Wisconsin.

Timothy Regan Memorial Scholarship: Awards vary
Awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the pre-veterinary medicine program. Preference will be given to Chemistry and Biology majors. Financial need will also be considered.

River Falls Medical Scholarship: 1 awarded per year 
Awarded to a student majoring in Pre-Medicine who plans to continue at UW-RF. A student may only receive this award one time.