Chemistry and Biochemistry

American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Analytical Chemistry
Sponsored by the Analytical Chemistry Division of the ACS, this award is given to the outstanding student in the field of analytical chemistry.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Organic Chemistry
This award is given for outstanding performance by an undergraduate chemistry major in the two-semester organic sequence offered by the POLYED division of the ACS.

Chemical Rubber Company (CRC) Award for Achievement in Freshman Chemistry
The CRC Award recognizes outstanding achievement during the first year of chemistry.

C. Robert and Elizabeth Hutchcroft Award for Achievement in Organic Chemistry
The award was established by Professor Alan Hutchcroft of the Rockford University Chemistry Department to honor his parents for their inspiration as teachers and for their belief in the importance of reading.

Alan Hutchcroft Endowed Scholarship for Chemistry/BioChemistry
This scholarship is to honor the memory of Alan Hutchcroft, who passed away in 2005. A 3.0 or higher GPA, or a 27 or higher ACT score is required plus the student must show an expressed interest in the field of study.

Justine S. Walhout Scholarship
Inaugurated in 1998, this scholarship honors the outstanding junior or senior chemistry student (or one who will be a junior the following fall). The scholarship was funded by friends and alumnae of Rockford University to honor Dr. Walhout, professor emerita of chemistry.



Larry Forman Memorial Biology Scholarship
The Forman Scholarship is given in memory of Larry Forman, professor of biology at Rockford University from 1969 until 2003. Scholarship recipients must be full-time students, majoring in biology, with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and in good standing with the University.


For more information on scholarships relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog .

Department Information

Chemical and Biological Sciences
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Rockford, IL 61108
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