To view the scholarships in AcademicWorks go to You can Search by Keyword “Chemistry” to see the chemistry scholarships. The application period is February 22 – April 1. 


  • The University shall select 2 deserving recipients, to be known as ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholars (“Scholars”), for  Scholarships pursuant to the following guidelines:
    • Each Scholar must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or its equivalent); each Scholar must  be, and continue to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the University with a declared major in chemistry; and each Scholar must demonstrate a commitment to become a high school chemistry teacher.
    • Each Scholar must either be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States.
    • Each Scholar must agree to submit a brief annual written statement to the Donor describing their career status for the first five years following graduation.
    • In selecting between equally-qualified candidates for the Scholarships, the University shall give preference to students with demonstrated financial need.
    • The University shall make its selections in accordance with applicable governing law and, in any event, without regard to gender, color, race, creed or national origin.
    • If for any reason, the University is unable to fill the scholarship spots in any given year, the Scholarship funds shall be held toward the following academic year’s Scholarships.
    • Scholarship funds shall be used for tuition, books, lab fees or other appropriate education expenses.
  • The University shall classify the funds for the Scholarships as an expendable account and shall be held for short periods of time and shall be spent solely to provide financial support for the Scholarships. Under no circumstance shall any university or foundation fees be paid or deducted from the scholarships to cover administrative fees.
  • The Scholarships shall each be for $10,000 per year. So long as Scholars continue to meet the eligibility requirements spelled out in Sections 2(A) – (C) of this Agreement, Scholars may renew the Scholarships until such time as they complete the necessary course-work to obtain their undergraduate chemistry degree and teachers’ certification.
  • In conjunction with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the University shall by May 9, 2016, provide the Donor with a written Annual Report describing the status of each of the Scholarships that it has awarded. The Annual Report shall include, at a minimum, the following information for each Scholar: name, email address(es), mailing address, photograph, and a one-paragraph biography suitable for use on Donor’s website. In addition, the Annual Report shall include a statement with respect to each Scholar demonstrating the Scholar’s continuing progress toward chemistry teacher licensure.

Frederick S. Humphries Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry

The Frederick S. Humphries Scholarship in Chemistry is awarded to a full time undergradute student majoring in Chemistry with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

  • Pfizer Scholarship

Pfizer Scholarship 

  • Dr. Edrick Ferguson Scholarship

Dr. Edrick Ferguson Scholarship - Reserved for scholastic achievement and financial need for sophomore, junior and senior chemistry students, preferably a resident of the state of Tennessee.

  • Dr. Lonnie Haynes Scholarship

Dr. Lonnie Haynes Scholarship - Student must be admitted as full-time and pursuing a four year degree program in the field of Chemistry;demonstrate considerable promise in the field of chemistry, willing to stimulate interest in improving economic performance of the community, city and state; demonstrate the kinds of research skills necessary to deal with economic, social, moral and political problems, as well as, leadership abilities; competent in oral and written english, high achiever and maintain high moral character, no disciplinary record and no arrest; maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0; U.S. citizen.