Current and Previous Awardees
American Chemical Society Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research and Teaching
This award is given by the Huron Valley Section of the American Chemical Society. It is intended to recognize achievement in teaching and research by a graduate student.
Robert & Carolyn Buzzard Graduate Chemistry Student Leadership Award
The Leadership Award is given to a graduate student who has shown the skills of a leader to many. The person takes an active role in the department, assisting with graduate recruitment, working with faculty and staff to provide a better environment for graduate students. This person also serves as a morale and welfare support person. This award is provided by Bob & Carolyn Buzzard.
Florence Fenwick Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
Presented to graduate students who taught undergraduate courses in Chemistry during the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients are selected based on their contribution to innovation in the lab or classroom, teaching evaluations and written recommendation of a professor. This award is provided by the Florence Fenwick Memorial Fund.
Milton Tamres Outstanding Teaching Award
Milton Tamres, Emeritus Professor, established this award to recognize outstanding cumulative teaching service. Mrs. Françoise Tamres continues to maintain the support for this award.
Alumni Fund Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
Presented to graduate students based on research advisor recommendation, publications, posters, meetings presented, uniqueness and nature of research. This award is provided by the Alumni Fund.
George Ashworth Analytical Chemistry Fellowship
The George Ashworth Endowment provides for a fellowship to be given to a graduate student to continue research in analytical chemistry. The award provides for a summer half-term stipend.
Robert W. Parry Award
The Robert W. Parry Awards are made possible through the generous donations of alumni, friends, industrial donors and the students of Professor Parry. It is awarded to a graduate student who has shown excellence in research in inorganic chemistry. This award provides for a summer half-term stipend.
Peter A.S. Smith Fellowship
The Peter A. S. Smith Fellowship was endowed in 1995. The fellowship is awarded to a graduate student who is doing research in synthetic organic or inorganic chemistry. This award provides for a summer half-term stipend.
Margaret & Herman Sokol Graduate Summer Research Fellowship
Margaret Sokol, who passed away just a few years ago, along with her late husband, Herman, who graduated from U-M in 1940, established this fellowship for graduate students in chemistry in 1983. This award is given to a student who has shown excellence in research and provides for a summer half-term stipend. Mrs. Sokol through her estate has honored the Chemistry Department with a very generous endowment.
Research Excellence Award
ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Fellowship
National Science Foundation Fellowship
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Student Research Fellowship
ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award
Susan Lipschutz Award
Rackham Centennial Spring/Summer Fellowship
Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship
Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
Rackham Science Awards
Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant
Microfluidics in Biomedical Sciences Training Program
Cellular Biotechnology Training Program
For further information, please contact: Chemistry Graduate Office