Awards and Honors

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a number of merit-based scholarships to highly qualified individuals.

NDSU Scholarships

NDSU and the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers the online scholarship application for various scholarships.

Scholarships are available to all class levels (entering freshmen, transfer, undergraduate, graduate and professional). Applications are reviewed based on the student's academic record as well as their responses to the questions on the application.

More information on scholarships and application procedures and requirements can be found at the link: Scholarships


Undergraduate Awards offered through the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

On average, our Department makes about 25-30 undergrad scholarship awards each year.

Scholarship NameMajorsTypical Award Amounts
Dunbar AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$600
Sugihara AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$800
Chem. Dept. Honor AwardChemistry$700
Grow AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$3,000
Stickelmeyer AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$3,000 - $4,000
Klostermann AwardBiochemistry$3,000
Wedel AwardChemistry$800
Kosse-Harchenko AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$500









Students in the Coatings and Polymeric Materials Option should consult with the Coatings and Polymeric Materials department for additional scholarship opportunities.

Students in the Chemical Education Option should consult with their advisor for additional opportunities.

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