Departmental Awards

Awards presented to Chemistry or Biochemistry majors upon recommendation by the department.

ACS Collegiate Scholastic Award

Since 1951, the Heartland Section of the American Chemical Society has presented Awards to outstanding seniors in programs at six colleges or universities in Central Illinois.

Carl Wilhelm Scheele Scholastic Award

This prestigious Award, established in 1914, is presented to a senior in recognition of superior scholarship and promise.

John H. Shroyer Service Award in Chemistry

This Award, established in 1974, recognizes outstanding service to the cepartment by graduating seniors.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry

The ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry sponsors the award, presented yearly to a student who has excelled in analytical chemistry.

CRC Press Freshman Achievement Award

CRC Press, LLC sponsors the award, presented yearly to a student who has excelled in freshman chemistry.

Hypercube Scholar Award

Hypercube, Inc. sponsors the award, presented yearly to a student who has excelled in physical chemistry.

POLYED Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry

The ACS POLYED Organic Chemistry Award is bestowed yearly upon a student for outstanding performance in both the lecture and laboratory components of organic chemistry.

Robert B. Gayhart Award in Chemical Education

The Robert B. Gayhart Award in Chemical Education recognizes an outstanding student majoring in chemistry-secondary education.