Wyoming Local Section

Chemistry Scholarship for Entering Freshman

Wyoming Section, American Chemical Society Scholarship (Revised December 2, 1997)

1. Purpose

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a qualified high school graduate in beginning his/her study of chemistry at the University of Wyoming.

2. Nature

The scholarship will consist of an award up to the equivalent of full resident tuition for the freshman year. In the event a student already has a tuition scholarship to the University, a cash award may be made, the exact amount to be fixed by the awards committee, after consideration of the student's financial need.

3. Eligibility

Application for the scholarship is limited to high school seniors whose educational aims are to pursue a bachelor's degree program in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or in Chemical Engineering at the University of Wyoming. Students need not be Wyoming residents. The award for the spring semester is contingent upon satisfactory grades for the fall semester and continuation as a Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering major at the University of Wyoming.

4. Application

The interested Senior should make written application to the Chairman of the Awards Committee for the Wyoming Section, A.C.S. (Supply appropriate address) In addition to the following supporting information should be provided:

a. Letters of recommendation from the student's instructors in chemistry, mathematics and English.

b. A transcript of the high school record, including grades for the fall semester of the senior year and a listing of courses to be completed in the spring of the senior year.

c. Any other pertinent information, such as results of CEEB, SAT, ACT, National Merit examinations, etc.

All information should be received by the Chairman of the Awards Committee by April 1.

David Anderson – Awards Chair Wyoming Section ACS; Department of Chemistry (3838); University of Wyoming; 1000 E. University Avenue; Laramie, WY, 82070-3838; Phone: 307-766-2535; Email: danderso@uwyo.edu

5. Selection

The Awards Committee will consider all applications and make recommendations for the recipient and alternates to the Executive Committee of the Wyoming Section A.C.S. After receiving authorization from the Executive Committee (normally about May 10) the Chairman of the Awards Committee will notify the U.W. Scholarship office of our selections and will cooperate with the Scholarship office for the final authorization of the award. If no worthy applicant is available or if insufficient funds are available, the committee may recommend that no award be given that year.

6. Announcement

The name of the actual recipient of the award will be announced at the first Fall meeting of the section and the recipient will be invited to attend that meeting to be introduced to the section.

For further information or to obtain application materials contact:

David Anderson – Awards Chair Wyoming Section ACS; Department of Chemistry (3838); University of Wyoming; 1000 E. University Avenue; Laramie, WY, 82070-3838; Phone: 307-766-2535; Email: danderso@uwyo.edu
or see the local section web page: http://wyomingacs.sites.acs.org/

Entering Freshman 2014.pdf

 

The Vernon C. Bulgrin

High School Chemistry Teacher Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding teaching of chemistry by a Wyoming high school teacher.

The award will consist of a cash prize, the exact amount to be determined by the Awards Committee, and a plaque.

Any Wyoming high school science teacher who has taught high school chemistry for at least two years is eligible for the award.

Nominations for the award may be made by the Section High School Liaison Committee, any member of the Wyoming Section, or by any high school teacher or administrator. Nominees will be asked to submit an application and three letters of recommendation will be required. Consideration will be given to such activities as participation in the Chemistry Olympiad, National Chemistry Week, the State Science Fair, professional workshops, and to other evidence of teaching excellence.

All nominations and applications should be received by the Awards Committee by April 1.

Applications will be reviewed by the Awards Committee of the Wyoming Section which shall forward its recommendation to the Executive Committee of the Wyoming Section for final action.

The formal presentation of the award will be made at the Annual Wyoming Section Spring Awards Banquet. The awardee will be invited to attend the banquet.

For further information or to obtain application materials contact:

David Anderson – Awards Chair Wyoming Section ACS; Department of Chemistry (3838); University of Wyoming; 1000 E. University Avenue; Laramie, WY, 82070-3838; Phone: 307-766-2535; Email: danderso@uwyo.edu
or see the local section web page: http://wyomingacs.sites.acs.org/

Bulgrin Award Announcement 2014.pdf

Bulgrin Award Vita(e) request 2014.pdf

Letterhead Bulgrin Nomination - ACS2014.pdf

Letterhead Bulgrin Reference 2014.pdf