College of Science & Engineering


Chemistry Department Scholarships

The Department of Chemistry awards both undergraduate and graduate scholarships at the end of each academic year.  These awards are supported by generous donations by individuals and groups that support the department and its mission.  Award recipients are selected by a departmental nomination process or by a scholarship committee based upon on specific requirements and academic qualifications.

  • Chemistry Department Scholarships
  • Ruth Watts Science Scholarship

Ruth Watts Science Scholarship

Application materials will be available online.

One scholarship (with an anticipated value of $1,500) will be awarded for the next academic year, to a woman majoring in science (preferably chemistry).

Eligibility criteria at time of application: 

  1. Female who is also a declared science major
  2. Completion of a minimum of two quarters at WWU, and
  3. Completion of the general chemistry sequence, CHEM 121/161-123/163 (or the equivalent).

Award criteria include academic merit and the ability to do advanced scientific research.


Chemistry Department Scholarships for Chemistry & Biochemistry Majors

Application materials will be available online.

The following scholarships are available:

  • Knapman Chemistry Scholarship(s)
  • Jerry Price/Nancy Sherer Scholarship
  • Barbara French Duzan Scholarship
  • Verna Alexander Price Scholarship
  • Tuition Waiver Scholarship(s)