Scholarships

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University of Utah students have many fantastic options to apply for financial aid. The Department of Chemical Engineering offers several annual scholarships. The College of Engineering likewise has annual scholarships for Chemical Engineering students, including freshman and transfer students. Some of our students have been able to graduate free of debt by using the scholarship resources offered to them and we encourage every student to apply.

Below is a list of Department and College of Engineering scholarships. Scholarships that require an additional essay will be designated by bold text.

All scholarships can be applied for by completing the following form and providing the required information.

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Department of Chemical Engineering Scholarships

*There may be additional departmental scholarships added throughout the semester.
If you have questions regarding the deadlines, requirements or any other details on the following scholarships, please feel free to contact our undergraduate advisors.

Diane L. Chamberlain & Scoot Elmer Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Diane Chamberlain (BS ChE ’90) and Scott Elmer to recognize an outstanding Chemical Engineering student.

Recipient: Austin Bingham

Chemical Engineering Departmental Tuition Waiver Scholarship

Description: Provided by the University of Utah to encourage academic merit.

Recipients: Chad Curtis, Gulia Moe, Van Nguyen

Chevron Undergraduate Scholarships for Chemical Engineers

Description: A gift from Chevron Products Company provided these scholarships for high achieving engineering students.

Recipients: Ryan Hinckley, Morgan Stepenson

Walter J. Coulam Engineering Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Weston J. Coulam, son of Walter J. Coulam (BS ChE 67′), to recognize his father’s outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Dinh Vo

Guinevere A. & Kevin L. Cummings Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Guinevere A. (BS ChE ’86) and Kevin L. Cummings (MBA ’93) to recognize and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Christian Payne

EPS Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by EPS LLC, an engineering design and consulting company in South Bend, Indiana to recognize and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipients: Jason Mchann, Russell Rosenlof

W. James & Wanda Frandsen Endowed Scholarship

Description: Awarded through an endowment established by W. James (BS ChE ’57, MS BU ’59) and Wanda Frandsen to recognize students with scholastic merit and provide encouragement for completion of a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

Recipient: Tyler Lee

Richerd M. & Donna E. Gross Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Dr. Rick M. (PhD ChE ’75) and Donna E. (BS EDU ’71) Gross to recognize and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Jenna Marshman

Robert Henricks Scholarship

Description: Robert Henricks (BS CS ’75) has made this scholarship available to a chemical engineering student as a way of saying thank you to the college and the department.

Recipient: Benjamin Robinson

Matthew S. Hickenlooper & Rhiannon Longstaff Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Matthew Hickenlooper (BS ChE ’06) and his wife Rhiannon Longstaff to recognize and provide support to outstanding students in chemical engineering.

Recipient: Cody Barnhill

Lance A. & Rashelle E. Hobbs Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Lance A. (MS ChE ’07) and Rashelle E. Hobbs to recognize and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Chase Ellett

Holly Refinery Scholarship for Chemical Engineering

Description: Holly Refining and Marketing Company provides a scholarship for a junior and/or senior student with a career interest in the petrochemical industry. Holly is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer of high value products, such as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.

Recipient: Race Warburton

Mark J. & Alice H. Isaacson Scholarship

Description: Provided through the generosity of alumni Dr. Mark J. (BS ChE ’79) and Alice H. (BS ChE ’79) Issacson, this scholarship recognizes scholastic merit and provides encouragement to students in chemical engineering.

Recipient: Andrew Bezdjian, Benjamin Silcox

Jason Job Endowed Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Jason Job (BS ChE ’98) to support a chemical engineering student who has achieved major status and is supporting a family.

Recipient: Phillip Helms

Henry McAnany Meads Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Justin J. Meads (BS ChE ’94) and Laura Marie McAnany (BS ChE ’94) to honor and encourage their son, Henry, to attain his college education, and to recognize and prove support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Haley Cummings

Neil R. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Daniele Dumais in memory of her late husband, Neil R. Mitchell (BS ChE ’60), to recognize and provide support for an outstanding engineering student.

Recipient: Michael Cady

Richard H. & Renee Nordlund Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Richard H. (BS ChE ’64, MBA ’66) and Renee Norlund to recognize and provide support to outstanding students in chemical engineering. Rich serves as president of the Engineering Alumni Association

Recipients: Bradley Dallin, Benjamin Robinson

Walter L. & Treva Pershing Endowed Scholarship

Description: Established by University of Utah President and Distinguished Professor David W. Pershing to honor his parents’ support of education and to encourage juniors and seniors in their pursuit of excellence in chemical engineering.

Recipients: Caitlin Gammill, Jonathan Greenhalgh

Neelu Ramaswami Endowed Scholarship

Description: Awarded through an endowment established by Dr. Ramaswami Neelameggham (PhD MET ’72) in honor of his father, to encourage women in chemical engineering.

Recipient: Melissa Puga

Red Hangar Scholarship

Description: Brad Overmoe (BS ChE ’82), President of Red Hanger Cleaners, along with his brother, Alan Overmoe (BS COMM ’86), provide an annual donation to support students of merit in chemical engineering.

Recipients: Jessica Hansen, Travis Healey

Adel F. Sarofim Memorial Scholarship

Description: This scholarship is funded by friends and family in honor of Dr. Adel F. Sarofim to recognize and provide support to outstanding students in chemical engineering.

Recipient: Nicolas Jensen

J.D. Seader Endowed Leadership Scholarship

Description: Awarded in honor of Professor Seader, a renowned leader in chemical engineering education, to recognize ther service and leadership provided by the student-elected SAC chair.

Recipient: Benjamin Silcox

Michael W. & Barbara F. Soulier Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Michael F. (BS ChE ’64) and Barabara W. (BS EDU ’73) Soulier to encourage excellence in the study of engineering. Mr. Soulier is chair of the Engineering National Advisory Council.

Recipient: Kelsey Thompson

Trois Coeurs Chemical Engineering Scholarship

Description: The Trois Coeurs Foundation established this scholarship to provide support to a chemical engineering student.

Recipient: Paulina Baykova

John A. & Amy B. Williams Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was funded by Dr. John A. Williams (MS Fuels ’84, PhD Fuels ’90) and his wife, Amy, to recognize and provide support for an outstanding chemical engineering student.

Recipients: Kelli Nelson, Wenlin Yu

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