College of Science - Chem & Biochem - Mario Sorci Endowed Scholarship for Chemistry

The Mario Sorci Endowed Scholarship for Chemistry was established by Mario Sorci and Karen Dundas Sorci in March 2002. In 1971, Mario earned his degree in chemistry, and Karen earned her degree in zoology from Cal Poly Pomona. Mario and Karen developed AES, Inc., a custom medical equipment firm, into one of the leading nationwide providers of anesthesia products. This scholarship will support students who are working a minimum of 22 hours per week outside of being a full-time student (either graduate or undergraduate)

Award Period: 2021-2022


  • Open to undergraduate AND graduate students majoring in Chemistry (First-time freshmen and transfers admitted in fall 2020 may apply)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • One letter of recommendation from a chemistry faculty member is required
  • 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 work duties and how the money will be used to further your goals. (Be sure to include your employer, supervisor name, and contact information.)
  2. Provide the name and email address a chemistry faculty member who can provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf