PeterJ. and Pamela Werth Scholarship

For: KAMS graduates who seek an FHSU Chemistry degree, or FHSU students with similar qualifications seeking to change their major to chemistry.

Amount: $1,800 total award ($900 Werth scholarship and $900 Chemistry Department scholarship).

Features: Renewable twice for a total of three years support. Scholarships may be used to cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, room and board, and any other college-related expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Received a grade of A or B in Chem120 and Chem 122

2. Overall college GPA of 3.0

3. Favorable letter of reference from current or former Chem 120/122 instructor

4. Intent to pursue a bachelor's degree in Chemistry

Application Materials:

1. College transcript (unofficial copy acceptable)

2. Letter of reference from current or former Chem 120/122 instructor

3. A 500-1,000 word essay describing academic background and how pursuing an FHSU chemistry degree will help you achieve your career goals

 

Application Address: Department of Chemistry, Werth Scholarship application, 341 Tomanek Hall, Fort Hays State University, 415 Lyman Dr., Hays KS 67601.

Application & Notification Deadlines:

Priority Application Date: January 15 (Date to apply for most favorable consideration)

Award Notification Date: Review of applications will begin in early January and award notifications will be made on a rolling basis until all available awards have been accepted.

Final Application Deadline: April 15 (Final date to apply for consideration)

Requirements & Deadlines to Receive Award After Notification:

May 1: Acceptance deadline (Notify department that you accept/decline the award)

May 15: Thank-you note submission. Write a thank you to Peter and Pamela Werth indicating how the scholarship will benefit your educational goals. The card/note should be mailed or hand delivered to application address.)

May 15: Pre-enrollment deadline. (Declare a major in chemistry and pre-enroll in the appropriate FHSU coursework to fulfill the requirements for a bachelor's degree in chemistry.)

PeterJ. and Pamela Werth Scholarship

Renewal Guidelines & Application Information

Werth scholarships are renewable but do not automatically renew. An annual renewal application is required. An original Werth award is allowed to be renewed twice for a total of three years of support.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Overall college GPA of 3.0.

2. Chemistry major GPA of 2.75 with no grade less than a C. (GPA based upon the math and science courses required for your degree program.)

3. Continue to be declared a major and to enroll in courses appropriate for completing a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

4. Active involvement in chemistry department pursuits outside of the classroom (e.g. Chemistry or Pre-professional club, student worker, research, etc.).

5. No drug or alcohol infractions.

Renewal Application Materials:

1. College transcript (unofficial copy acceptable)

2. A 500-1,000 word essay summarizing your current year activities and describing your current educational and career goals.

Application Address: Department of Chemistry, Werth Scholarship application, 341 Tomanek Hall, Fort Hays State University, 415 Lyman Dr., Hays KS 67601.

Renewal Application Deadlines:

Application Deadline: April 1

Award Notification Date: April 15

Requirement Deadlines to Receive Renewal Award After Notification:

May 1: Acceptance deadline (Notify department that you accept/decline the award)

May 1: Thank-you note submission. (Write a thank you to Peter and Pamela Werth indicating how the scholarship has benefitted your educational goals. The card/note should be mailed or hand delivered to the Chemistry Department office.)

 

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