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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Self-nomination scholarship applications available

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce it is now accepting nominations for departmental scholarships through 12 p.m. noon, Tuesday, December 20.

The department takes pride in its outstanding students and is pleased to reward undergraduates with scholarships made possible by our valued donors. To identify top scholarship candidates, the Awards and Scholarships Committee asks Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty members to nominate students from their classrooms and laboratories. The committee will also identify eligible students and make selections according to donor specifications. In addition, chemical engineering students are invited to nominate themselves for scholarships through the self-nomination application process.

Self-nomination scholarship application process for 2016-2017

•  Complete the essay application. (See attached document.) In 250 words or less, explain how you have made a significant impact on the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the University of Illinois campus, or the Champaign-Urbana community in areas of scholarship, service/outreach, and/or leadership.

•  Provide a current resume.

•  Submit your self-nominating packet via email to Rebecca Lyle at rlyle@illinois.edu.

•  Applications will be accepted through 12 p.m. noon, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

Members of the Awards & Scholarship Committee will review nominations received from faculty and students. Scholarship recipients will be notified in the middle of the spring semester (around March).

An awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017. Awardees and their families will be encouraged to attend.

The 2016-2017 Awards & Scholarship Committee is comprised of Dr. Joshua E. Bennett, co-chair; jeb4@illinois.edu, 217-300-3935, 99E RAL; Dr. Simon Rogers, co-chair, sarogers@illinois.edu, 217-333-0200, 47 RAL; and Mrs. K. Kay Moran, kkmoran@illinois.edu, 217-244-2021, 114A RAL.