College of Science - Chem & Biochem - Valspar Chemistry Student Development Scholarship

This scholarship was originally established in 1999 as the Lilly Industries, Inc. Endowed Scholarship. In 2000, The Valspar Corporation and Lilly Industries, Inc. announced that their merger was complete. This resulted in Lilly Industries becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Valspar.

Award Period: 2021-2022


  • Must be current undergraduate (first-time freshmen and transfers admitted in Fall 2020 may apply) OR graduate majoring in Chemistry
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Open to international students
  • Preference will be given to students involved in internships, Co-Op positions, or who have industry experience
  • One letter of recommendation from applicant’s internship or industry supervisor
  • Respond to supplemental essay question

For questions regarding this opportunity, please email Dr. Michael Page at Professor and Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

To begin the application process, please complete the general Bronco Scholarship Application first then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities>>Recommended” Tab and APPLY

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Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 words or less, please describe your current/past internship duties and how those experiences have further enhanced your goals. (Be sure to include your employer, supervisor name, and contact information.)
  2. Applicant must provide a name and email address of a reference from their internship or an industry supervisor who can provide a letter of recommendation on their behalf