Chemistry and Biochemistry Department scholarships & awards


Student working in the lab.

We offer a variety of scholarships for our students. The deadline for all scholarships is February 15 unless otherwise noted in the criteria. Our current scholarships include, but are not limited to:

  • Lloyd & Ruth Callendar Chemistry Scholarship
  • Richard A. Senne Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Ron Estler Chemistry Scholarship

Please visit the FLC Scholarships page for more information and to apply online.

Department Student Awards

Student awards are presented during Honors Convocation ceremonies prior to Spring graduation.

The Outstanding Performance in Biochemistry Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in biochemistry by a graduating senior.

The Outstanding Performance in Organic Biochemistry Award is awarded to the graduating senior excelling in organic chemistry.

The James Mills Outstanding Performance in Physical Chemistry Award is sponsored by John Wiley & Sons Publishers in honor of Fort Lewis College Emeritus Professor, James Mills. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in physical chemistry.

The American Chemical Society Analytical Chemistry Award is given to the top student who has interest and aptitude in analytical chemistry.

The American Chemical Society and Inorganic Chemistry Award recognizes achievement by an undergraduate student in inorganic chemistry to encourage further study in the field.

The Senior Recognition Award is given to graduating seniors who excelled in chemistry and/or biochemistry and made other contributions to the department.

The Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award for the outstanding freshman chemistry student at Fort Lewis College.

The Organic Chemistry Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievement in undergraduate organic chemistry.

The Freshman Chemistry Recognition Award is given to general chemistry students who have demonstrated outstanding performance in their chemistry studies.