Awards and Scholarships

Each year outstanding undergraduate and graduate students are presented with awards of distinction administered by the Department of Chemistry. Many students in the Department of Chemistry are also honored with financial awards through scholarships and fellowships. You can view the awards, scholarships, and fellowships presented annually using the links listed below.

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2008
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2013
2014
2015
2016
2017


Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry

Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Stephen Roy is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2007.

William C. Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. This fellowship is made possible by the generosity of one of our alumni.

Danielle Clark is the Dudley Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2007.

The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship

Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Jeffrey Jenkins is the 2007-2008 Kong Scholar

Huan Cao is the 2006-2007 Kong Scholar

The Brammer Brothers Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s and is awarded annually. It provides in-state tuition and fees to a chemistry major.

Rebecca Klug is the 2007 Brammer Brothers Scholar

The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1000 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Sarah Hall is the 2007 Babb Scholar

The Faculty Undergraduate Commendation Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed by royalties from laboratory manuals written by chemistry faculty. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Huan Cao is the current recipient of this scholarship.

The Gamma Eta Scholar Award

This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1000

Alyssa Kraynie is the 2007 Gamma Eta Scholar


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry

Outstanding Freshman Chemist (Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Rebecca Ragland was selected as the 2007 recipient.

Outstanding Sophomore Chemist (Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Jacob Kilgore was selected as the 2007 recipient.

Outstanding Analytical Chemist (Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Danielle Clark was selected as the 2007 recipient.

Outstanding Senior Chemist (Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists)

Jennifer Kayser and Sarah Sullivan (not pictured) were selected as corecipients for 2007.

Outstanding Graduating Chemist (Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Sara Lawson Chadwick was selected as the 2007 recipient.

Hypercube Scholar (Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Benjamin Wilson was selected as the 2007 recipient.

Chair’s Chemistry Senior Award

Steven Davis was selected as the recipient of this award.


Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry

Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Halima Al-Qawasmi is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2008.

William C. Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. This fellowship is made possible by the generosity of one of our alumni.

Charles Lowe is the Dudley Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2008.

The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship

Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Dana Lycans is the 2008-2009 Kong Scholar

Jeffrey Jenkins is the 2007-2008 Kong Scholar

The Brammer Brothers Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident.

Danielle Clark is the 2008 Brammer Brothers Scholar

The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1000 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Eric Martin is the 2008 Babb Scholar

The Gary Anderson Scholarship

Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Rebecca Ragland is the 2008 Anderson Scholar.

The Gamma Eta Scholar Award

This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1000.

James Wroten is the 2008 Gamma Eta Scholar


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry

Outstanding Freshman Chemist (Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Tiffany Bell and Cameron Buchman were selected as the 2008 co-recipients.

Outstanding Sophomore Chemist (Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Rebecca Ragland was selected as the 2008 recipient.

Outstanding Analytical Chemist (Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Jacob Kilgore was selected as the 2008 recipient.

Outstanding Senior Chemist (Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists)

Marisa Rubio was selected as the 2008 recipient.

Outstanding Graduating Chemist (Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Huan Cao was selected as the 2008 recipient.

Hypercube Scholar (Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Scott Collier was selected as the 2008 recipient.

Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award (Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Christopher Francis was selected as the 2008 recipient.


Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry

Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Austi Sergent is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2009.

William C. Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. This fellowship is made possible by the generosity of one of our alumni.

Joshua Hendrix is the Dudley Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2009.

The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship

Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Tiffany Bell is the 2009-2010 Kong Scholar

Dana Lycans is the 2008-2009 Kong Scholar

The Brammer Brothers Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident.

Halima Al-Qawasmi is the 2009 Brammer Brothers Scholar

The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1000 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Rebecca Ragland is the 2009 Babb Scholar

The Gary Anderson Scholarship

Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Austi Sergent is the 2009 Anderson Scholar.

The Gamma Eta Scholar Award

This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1000.

Corey Keeton is the 2009 Gamma Eta Scholar


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry

Outstanding Freshman Chemist (Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Allison Combs and Emily Beckelhimer were selected as the 2009 co-recipients.

Outstanding Sophomore Chemist (Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Tiffany Bell was selected as the 2009 recipient.

Outstanding Analytical Chemist (Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Rebecca Ragland was selected as the 2009 recipient.

Outstanding Senior Chemist (Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists)

Danielle Clark and Jacob Kilgore were selected as the 2009 co-recipients.

Outstanding Graduating Chemist (Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Daniel Crowder was selected as the 2009 recipient.

Hypercube Scholar (Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Charles Lowe was selected as the 2009 recipient.

Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Matthew Thompson was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Colton Koontz was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Tiffany Bell was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists)

Joshua Hendrix was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Rebecca Ragland was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Hypercube Scholar
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Austi Sergent Roush was selected as the 2010 recipient.


Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Harlan Reid was selected as the 2010 recipient.


 

Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Tiffany Bell is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2010.


The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship
Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Rebekah Jamieson is the 2010-2011 Kong Scholar.
Tiffany Bell is the 2009-2010 Kong Scholar.


The Brammer Brothers Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident.

Adam Van Horn is the 2010 Brammer Brothers Scholar.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1000 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Tiffany Bell is the 2010 Babb Scholar.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Emily Whitt is the 2010 Anderson Scholar.


The Gamma Eta Scholar Award
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1000.

Rebecca Ragland is the 2010 Gamma Eta Scholar.


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Shaheed Elhamdani and Christian Warner were selected as the 2011 recipient.


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Matthew Thompson and Yasmine Zeid were selected as the 2011 recipient.


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Division of the American Chemical Society)

Colton Koontz was selected as the 2011 recipient.


Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists)

Henry Heisey and Rebekah Jamieson were selected as the 2011 recipient.


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Cameron Buchman was selected as the 2011 recipient.


Hypercube Scholar
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Samantha Cotsmire was selected as the 2011 recipient.


Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Dawn Nicholas was selected as the 2011 recipient.


 

Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Anthony Stephenson is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2011.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Allison Combs is the 2011 Babb Scholar.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Catherine Higgins is the 2011 Anderson Scholar.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Allison Combs is the 2011 Gamma Eta Scholar.


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Emily Wright was selected as the 2012 recipient.


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Christian Warner was selected as the 2012 recipient.


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Matthew Thompson was selected as the 2012 recipient.


Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Tiffany Bell and Allison Combs were selected as the 2012 recipient.


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Colton Koontz was selected as the 2012 recipient.


Hypercube Scholar
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Benjamin Woodworth was selected as the 2012 recipient.


Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Erik Vint was selected as the 2012 recipient.


 

Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Trevor Stone is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2012.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Christian Warner is the 2012 Babb Scholar.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Anthony Stephenson is the 2012 Anderson Scholar.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Catherine Higgins is the 2012 Gamma Eta Scholar.


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Anthony Stephenson is the 2012 Eiselstein Scholar.


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Andrea Hensley and Elizabeth Segrest were selected as the 2013 recipients.


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Brian Warner was selected as the 2013 recipient.


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Shaheed Elhamdani was selected as the 2013 recipient.


Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Matthew Thompson was selected as the 2013 recipient.


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Catherine Higgins was selected as the 2013 recipient.


Hypercube Scholar
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Anthony Stephenson was selected as the 2013 recipient.


Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

James Board II was selected as the 2013 recipient.


 

Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Hannah Bott is the 2013 Anderson Scholar.


Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)
This scholarship provides $1,000 annually to a student engaged in undergraduate research with a chemistry department faculty member.

Justin Erwin and Christian Warner are the 2013 participants in this program.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Caleb Calvary is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2013.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Brian Warner is the 2013 Babb Scholar.


The Brammer Brothers Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident. This scholarship currently has a value of $500.

Emily Wright is the 2013 Brammer Brothers Scholar.


William Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Michael Palacioz is the William Dudley Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2013.


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Benjamin Coleman is the 2013 Eiselstein Scholar.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $2,000.

Emily Wright is the 2013 Gamma Eta Scholar.


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Eric Sias was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Ben Williams was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Sarah Barber was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Christian Warner was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Justin Erwin was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Outstanding Biohemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)
The Department of Chemistry is very happy to announce the creation of a new award for outstanding performance by a biochemistry student. We look forward to using this award to recognize outstanding efforts in this field.

Heath Blankenship was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Hypercube Scholar
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Hannah Bott was selected as the 2014 recipient.


Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Emma Gardner was selected as the 2014 recipient.


 

Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Marjorie McCoy is the 2014 Anderson Scholar.


Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)
This scholarship provides $1,000 annually to a student engaged in undergraduate research with a chemistry department faculty member.

Ben Coleman is the 2014 participant in this program.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Destiny Carte is the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2014.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Emily Wright is the 2014 Babb Scholar.


The Brammer Brothers Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident. This scholarship currently has a value of $500.

Stephanie Broughman is the 2014 Brammer Brothers Scholar.


Roger Combs Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Emily Wright is the Roger Combs Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2014.


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Brian Warner is the 2014 Eiselstein Scholar.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $2,000.

Miles X. Gray is the 2014 Gamma Eta Scholar.


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Armin Garmany and Ramin Garmany were selected as the 2015 recipients.

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Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Eric Sias was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Brian Warner and Emily Wright were selected as the 2015 recipients.

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Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Isaiah Dishner was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Ryanne Brown was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Outstanding Biohemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)
The Department of Chemistry is very happy to announce the creation of a new award for outstanding performance by a biochemistry student. We look forward to using this award to recognize outstanding efforts in this field.

Brandon Murdock was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Hypercube Scholar, Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Tiffany Parker was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award
(Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

Eric Mendenhall was selected as the 2015 recipient.

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Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Brandon Murdock is the 2015 Anderson Scholar.


Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)
This scholarship provides $1,000 annually to a student engaged in undergraduate research with a chemistry department faculty member.

Stephanie Broughman and Ben Coleman are the 2015 participants in this program.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Tyler Skidmore and Stephanie Broughman are the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellows for 2015.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Ryanne Brown is the 2015 Babb Scholar.


The Brammer Brothers Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident. This scholarship currently has a value of $500.

Benjamin Williams is the 2015 Brammer Brothers Scholar.


William Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Ben Coleman is the William Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2015.


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Shane Kagen is the 2015 Eiselstein Scholar.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $2,000.

Ryanne Brown is the 2015 Gamma Eta Scholar.


The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship
Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Eric Sias is the 2015 Chang and Chung Kong Scholar.


Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars
These scholarships are made possible by the Dr. Daniel Babb trust fund. His legacy extends beyond his 40 plus years of service as a faculty member of the Chemistry department which included serving as chair.

Destiny Carte, Benjamin Coleman, Sarah Leigh Govender, Christopher Jenkins, Tyler Skidmore, Romeo Vences-Leonard, Megan Justice and Shelley Naylor, are the Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars for 2015.
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Outstanding First Year Chemistry Student Scholars
Throughout his career, Dr. Babb took great pride in teaching introductory chemistry classes at Marshall. To honor this legacy, the Trust and Department are pleased to be able to recognize exemplary, high achieving first year chemistry students.

Justin Conte, Sean Hall, Maggie Knight, Adam Maynard and Hannah Smith. (no photo available)


Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry.


Outstanding Freshman Chemist
(Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

Brandon Harvey (pictured) and Aaron Roberts (not pictured) were selected as the 2016 recipients.

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Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Chad Meadows was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Ryanne Brown was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Outstanding Graduating Chemist
(Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

Ben Coleman was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Outstanding Analytical Chemist
(Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

Megan Justice was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Outstanding Biochemist
(Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

Rebecca “Erin” Thacker was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Hypercube Scholar, Outstanding Senior Chemist
(Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

Shane Kagen was selected as the 2016 recipient.

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Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry.


The Gary Anderson Scholarship
Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a nominal value of $1,000.

Jordan Martinez and Amanda Smythers are the 2016 Anderson Scholars.

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Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)
This scholarship provides $1,000 annually to a student engaged in undergraduate research with a chemistry department faculty member.

William Papageroge is the 2016 participant in this program.


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Martha Ellis (pictured), Omar Salem (pictured) and Deben Shoup (not pictured) are the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellows for 2016.


The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student’s academic expenses.

Rebecca “Erin” Thacker is the 2016 Paul and Catherine Babb Scholar.


The Brammer Brothers Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950’s. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident. This scholarship currently has a value of at least $1,000.

Brandon Murdock is the 2016 Brammer Brothers Scholar.


Roger Combs Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Amanda Smythers is the Roger Combs Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2016.


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of at least $1,000.

Jordan Martinez and Amanda Smythers are the 2016 Eiselstein Scholars.


The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $2,000.

Nick Lawson is the 2016 Gamma Eta Scholar.


The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship
Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Paris “Ethan” Adkins is the 2016 Chang and Chung Kong Scholar.


Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars
These scholarships are made possible by the Dr. Daniel Babb trust fund. His legacy extends beyond his 40 plus years of service as a faculty member of the Chemistry department which included serving as chair.

Grayce Behnke, Zachary Boggs, Jusin Conte, Nick Kegley, Brandon Murdock, William Papageorge, Jacob “Taylor” Spry, Rebecca “Erin” Thacker, and Romeo Vences-Leonard are the Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars for 2016 that are seniors.

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(From left to right in the group photo of available Babb Scholars are: Conte, Behnke, Ellis, Spry, Kegley, Adkins, Thacker, Murdock, Vences-Leonard, Boggs)


Outstanding Underclassmen Chemistry Student Scholars
Throughout his career, Dr. Babb took great pride in teaching introductory chemistry classes at Marshall. To honor this legacy, the Trust and Department are pleased to be able to recognize exemplary, high achieving underclassmen chemistry students:

Paris “Ethan” Adkins, Jonathan Church, Taylor Craigo, Katherine Duty, Martha Ellis, Michaela Howell, Chris Kelly, Nicole Lane, Annabella Pauley, Samuel “Gage” Ross, Zachary Runyon, Lena Salameh, Deben Shoup, Taylor Skaggs, Hannah Smith, and Daniel Stanley.


Awards

Outstanding Freshman Chemist
Sponsored by CRC Press

Zachary Mitchell & Pimporn Wiwekwin


Outstanding Sophomore Chemist
Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry

Dana Sharma


Outstanding Analytical Chemist
Sponsored by the Analytical Division of the American Chemical Society

Brandy Harvey


Outstanding Biochemist
Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry

Sarah Cole


Outstanding Senior Chemist
Sponsored by American Institute of Chemists
Marshall University Department of Chemistry

Brandon Murdock & Rebecca Erin Thacker


Outstanding Graduating Chemist
Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society

Grayce Behnke


Hypercube Scholar
Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.

Jordan Martinez


Iota Sigma Pi Members-at-Large Reentry Award

Amanda Smythers


Fellowships

Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)

Zachary Runyon


Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Abdullah Hijazi & Jacob Taylor Spry

Garrett McCormick


Scholarships

Gary Anderson Scholarship

Brandy Harvey


Catherine And Paul Babb Scholarship

Ethan Higginbotham


Brothers Bob, David and Greg Brammer Scholarship

Deben Shoup


Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship

Ian Perry


Chang L. Kong Scholarship for Excellence in Chemistry

Paris Ethan Adkins & Martha Ellis


Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship

Sponsored by Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation

Paris Ethan Adkins


Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholarships

Note: this is copied from the 2016 entry if you want to check for consistency

Kenneth Lupardus, Karli Boober, J. Taylor Spry, Hannah Smith & Lena Salameh (not pictured)

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Outstanding Underclassmen Chemistry Student Scholars
Throughout his career, Dr. Babb took great pride in teaching introductory chemistry classes at Marshall. To honor this legacy, the Trust and Department are pleased to be able to recognize exemplary, high achieving underclassmen chemistry students:

Savannah Bowery, Logan Buzzard, Katelynn Cook, Katherine Duty, Jillian Holgate, Christopher Kelly, Briana Lothes, Isabella McMillion, Justin Merritt, Brett Miller, Kelsey Miller, Zachary Mitchell, Shannon Blass Morrone, Jordan Musgrove, Zachary Runyon, JaQualla Smith, Kylie Woodford


William C. Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full-time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Glenna Brown is the William C. Dudley Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2017.