College of Science - Chem & Biochem - Dev/Zimmerman Family Chemistry Scholarship

This scholarship was generously established by Dr. Vasu Dev and his wife Dr. Barbara Dev. Dr. Vasu Dev served as a professor at CPP for 44 years and was the first Chemistry Department Chair. His research focused on the medicinal properties of natural products. Dr. Barbara Dev served as a lecturer and taught biochemistry for many years in the Chemistry Department.

Award Period: 2021-2022

Criteria:

  • Open to all undergraduate students including First-Time Freshmen and Transfer students admitted in fall 2020
  • Open to international students
  • Must be a Chemistry Major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need (as determined by the 2021-2022 FAFSA or California Dream Dream Act application)
  • Preference will be given to students who have completed CHM 3150(Organic Chemistry II) or CHM 3270 (Biochemistry I) with a grade of C or better
  • Preference will be given to single parents/ first-generation students
  • One letter of recommendation required from a professor who was the student’s instructor in organic chemistry (CHM 3150) or biochemistry (CHM 3270)
  • Respond to supplemental essay questions

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

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

Award
2,000
Scopes
College of Science
Deadline
03/16/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 words or less, describe the following: 1. Your academic accomplishments and career plans 2. Share how you have participated in activities that promote the academic achievement of others, such as supporting women or those with a diverse background 3. Share how this scholarship will benefit you and your financial situation during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  2. Are you currently enrolled in or have completed with a C or better, CHM 3150 (Organic Chemistry II) or CHM 3270 (Biochemistry I)?
  3. One letter of recommendation required from a professor who was the student's instructor in organic chemistry (CHM 3150) or biochemistry (CHM 3270). Provide the name and email address of the professor/instructor who can provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf.