Peter J. 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.)

Peter J. 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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