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Chemistry & Physics: Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships Available to Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics Majors

In the Spring Semester of each academic year, the department is proud to support our student success by participating in a number of scholarship opportunities.  These applications are accepted from any students who meet the criteria and full consideration by a faculty scholarship committee is given.  These scholarships are generally announced during the early part of the spring semester through department venues (Facebook, postings in the department, etc.).

The Dr. Henry and Ann Brandt Family Scholarship for Students Planning to Attend Medical School.  This scholarship, endowed in honor of the Brandt family, is to support a student attending Armstrong who is planning on applying to medical school.  Applicants must be either junior or senior standing in the Fall of the year in which they apply.  Students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA to be considered. 

The Gary and Barbara Dorminey Scholarship is a scholarship for students majoring in biochemistry or chemistry.  The scholarship, endowed by the Dorminey family, is designated to support a student in honor of the family.  The applicant must be a major in biochemistry or chemistry and priority is given to students who are married and working full time.

The Dr. Martha B. Fay Scholarship for Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry Majors.  This scholarship, endowed in honor of Dr. Martha Fay, is to support a student attending Armstrong who is majoring in either biology, biochemistry or chemistry.  Applicants must be either junior or senior standing in the Fall of the year in which they apply.  Students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA to be considered. 

The Kemira Pigments, Inc. Scholarship Fund in Chemistry.  This scholarship, endowed by Kemira Pigments, Inc., is designated for a biochemistry or chemistry major who is also a full time student.

The Dr. Robert Kolodny Scholarship for applied physics, biochemistry and chemistry majors.  The Kolodny Scholarship, is endowed to support majors within the Department of Chemistry and Physics.  Dr. Kolodny was a long-time faculty member in the department who was recognized as an outstanding teacher and for his commitment to students. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a declared major in physics, biochemistry or chemistry and also have completed either CHEM 1211/1211L or currently enrolled in PHYS 2211K.

The Dr. David Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund for Students Planning to Attend Medical School.  The Robinson Scholarship is endowed to support students who have junior / senior standing at the beginning of the fall semester in which they apply for the scholarship.  The Robinson Scholarship is a memorial in honor of Dr. David Robinson and requires students to have a minimum 3.0 GPA at time of application.

Recent Awardees

Year Brandt Dorminey Faye Kemira Robinson
2016-2017

Maya Wallace

Cicely Curtis

Alexis Lorbecki

Tara Morrison

Naiyill Morales Krystin Allaire

Ariana Vargas

Alexia Charlot

2015-2016  

Annalise Evans

Kimberly Mandigo

  Lance Michon Craig  
2014-2015  

Bo Culjan

Keith Sullivan

  Delia Singleton