The Biochemistry and Chemistry Scholarship Competition will consist of five parts. The first three parts will need to be submitted by March 9, 2020using this link to upload your documents.

Note: You will be asked to sign into your Google account to access the form. Please create an account if you do not have one.

Part 1: One-page resume (PDF format) that includes:

Part 2: Reference Letter (PDF format)
A one-page letter from someone who knows you and can speak to your interest in science.

Part 3: Essay (PDF format)
Write an essay and be sure to cite any sources used (maximum 3 pages in PDF format).
How can the study of chemistry be applied to a specific problem such as one of the following:
(Choose one of the problems below and discuss how chemistry can be used to address it?)

Part 4: 30-minute interview
Your interview will be with a biochemistry/chemistry faculty member at Scholarship Competition. Be prepared to articulate:

  1. Why you would be a good fit for our program?
  2. Why you are interested in biochemistry/chemistry?
  3. Share/expound on your essay.

Part 5: Department Tour
You will be given a 30-minute tour/demonstration of the science labs and facilities by one of our department ambassadors and also have an opportunity to have lunch with one of our ambassadors.

If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Vetta Berokoff at