The Fluorine Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi is pleased to offer a non-renewable award for young women in their senior year of high school who has demonstrated exceptional promise as future scientists. The BP Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement and participation in scientific organizations and activities.
The BP Scholarship recognizes commitment and potential achievement in chemistry, and is awarded a senior who will enroll at an accredited four-year college in the State of Ohio, with the intent of becoming a science major. The recipient will receive a non-renewable $2,000 scholarship and a Certificate of Recognition.
We will be looking for young women with a profound interest in chemistry. Although standardized test scores and transcripts will be considered, we are looking for young women who can convey their commitment to the physical sciences. Therefore, the open response sections of the application will be crucial to the selection process.
At the time of application, the candidate must meet the following criteria:
- She must be a high school senior.
- She must have formally applied to an accredited four-year college or university in Ohio, with the intent of becoming a science major, intending to pursue a scientific career after graduation.
- She must have completed (or is in the process of completing) a minimum of three (3) academic years of laboratory science courses (Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics).
- She must have completed (or is in the process of completing) a minimum of three (3) academic years of mathematics.
- She must have an earned overall grade point average equal to or greater than 3.40 (on a 4.00 scale).
- She must exhibit strong scientific achievement and continued interest in chemistry and mathematics.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.