Loras College Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarship



The alumni and friends of the Loras chemistry department recognize that chemistry has greatly enhanced their lives. Therefore, to encourage others to pursue a career in chemistry or biochemistry, they have established a four-year scholarship in the amount of $1000, $250 each year. The award is offered to prospective first year students who have the greatest potential for achievement in chemistry or biochemistry.

Award criteria:
High School record, ACT or SAT scores, and a short essay to be submitted by April 30. Financial need is not a primary factor for this award. A complete application for admission to Loras College must be received in the Loras College Admissions Office prior to your essay submission. Award is generally announced in May.

The award is automatically renewable for up to four years as long as the recipient maintains a grade point average of 3.0 and makes satisfactory progress at Loras College toward a bachelor degree with a major in chemistry or biochemistry.

Submit your application by April 30 by emailing your essay to Dr. David Speckhard david.speckhard@loras.edu. Be sure to include your full name, address, phone number and email address.  If you do not have email, feel free to mail your submission to:

Loras College
c/o Dr. David Speckhard
Chemistry Program
1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52001

Questions concerning this scholarship may be addressed to:

Dr. David Speckhard
david.speckhard@loras.edu
Loras College
Professor of Chemistry
Division Chair
106 Science Hall
800-24-LORAS
563-588-7133
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