College of Science - Chem & Biochem - Dr. Earl Pye Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Earl Pye taught chemistry at Cal Poly Pomona for over 25 years, specializing in physical and corrosion chemistry and he was very active in research and academic administration. His family and friends established this scholarship in his honor.

Award Period: 2021-2022


  • Open to freshman/sophomore students who have shown excellence in General Chemistry (First-time freshmen and transfers admitted in fall 2020 may apply)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a Chemistry Major
  • Open to international students
  • Preference will be given to students who displayed exceptional academic promise in CHM 1210 or CHM 1220 in 2019-2020 OR 2020-2021 academic year
  • One letter of recommendation from a professor who was the student’s instructor in CHM 1210 or CHM 1220 in 2019-2020 OR 2020-2021

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

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. Provide the name and email address of a professor who was your instructor in CH 210 or CHM 220 in 2019-2020 OR 2020-2021 who can provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf