Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarships

$13,275
57%
Raised toward our $23,000 Goal
18 Donors
29
days left
Project ends on December 31, at 11:55 PM CST
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Scholarships to Recruit New Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors

The UWEC Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept. offers amazing classroom, research, and internship opportunities for undergraduate students.  Unfortunately, COVID and rising costs have made a degree at UWEC inaccessible for some incoming students.  If students do not experience the life-changing opportunities provided by our department, who will find solutions to the important technical problems facing society?  We need your help.

The department has initiated a campaign to fund two scholarships to recruit incoming students.  We are inviting you to participate in the campaign.  Not only that, but your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar with $7000 donated by alumni Melissa ‘93 and Jeff Sherman and James Vyvyan (’91)!

One $2500 Chemistry and Biochemistry Opportunity Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming major with high academic potential (which does not necessarily mean high GPA or test scores) and financial need.  Recipients must provide evidence of overcoming challenging experiences or circumstances.  The $2,500 award is renewable for up to three additional years.

Four $2500 First-Year Chemistry/Biochemistry Scholarships will be awarded to incoming first-year students who show a strong academic record, involvement in extracurricular activities, and outstanding leadership potential.

Your scholarship campaign gift will help other students benefit from the life-changing experiences offered by the department.  You can double your impact if you give before December 15th!  In addition, many employers of our graduates match donations as well.

Have you benefitted from your UWEC Chemistry and Biochemistry experiences? Please consider a donation of any size to our scholarship campaign to give other students the chance to excel in our program.

Thanks for supporting future Blugold Chemistry and Biochemistry students!

Sincerely,

Kent M. Syverson

Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry

715-836-3676, syverskm@uwec.edu

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$50

All gifts are important!

A gift of $50 can go a long way towards sponsoring a Chemistry student. Your gift of $50 will be matched dollar for dollar and will cover a portion of a student’s tuition!

$250

$250 goes a long way

A gift of $250 can go a long way towards sponsoring a Chemistry student. Your gift of $250 will be matched dollar for dollar and will cover a portion of a student’s tuition!

$625

1/2 of a scholarship

With a gift of $625, you can sponsor 50% of a scholarship

$1,250

Sponsor one scholarship

With a gift of $1,250, you can sponsor one scholarship

$2,500

Sponsor 2 full scholarships

With a gift of $2,500, you can sponsor two full scholarships