Scholarship Portal

Academic Scholarships

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers several merit-based scholarships. Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have declared a major within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Apply through NDSU’s scholarship portal and search for specific scholarship opportunities. 

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.



Department Scholarships

On average, our department makes about 25-30 undergraduate scholarship awards each year.

Scholarship NameMajorsTypical Award Amounts
Dunbar AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$600
Sugihara AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$800
Chemistry Department Honor AwardChemistry$700
Grow AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$3,000
Stickelmeyer AwardChemistry or Biochemistry$3,000 - $4,000
Klosterman 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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