Graduate Fellowships in Applied Chemistry

A Graduate fellowship for the Master of Science in Applied Chemistry program are highly sought-after opportunities that provide you with hands-on learning and reduced tuition costs.

Fellowship Information

The Master of Science in Applied Chemistry fellowship provides a 75% graduate tuition discount and requires a 9-month, 20-hour-per-week, unpaid placement as a teaching fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

  • Teaching fellows will be assigned to work under one or more professor(s) in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and you will be responsible for:
    • Serving as a teaching fellow for two introductory labs per semester. Duties may include but are not limited to: 
      • Running laboratory sections.
      • Grading lab reports and lab quizzes.
      • Holding weekly office hours.
  • Please note that if you accept a fellowship position, you will not be eligible for any other discounts or scholarships, including the merit-based Dean scholarship or the Double Warrior alumni scholarship.

Applied Chemistry Fellowship Process


  1. Click the “Apply Now” button below or go to to begin or resume your graduate application.
  2. Within your app, select “Yes” for “Are you applying to a fellowship?”
  3. Submit your application. Be sure to complete the required Fellowship essay.
  4. Receive your admission decision. If admitted to the master’s program, you’ll receive further instructions about the fellowship process.
A screenshot from an iPhone displaying the question about fellowship interest on the graduate application.

Important Information for the Applied Chemistry Graduate Fellowships

The 2025-2026 fellowship timeline and deadlines to be announced!

Questions? All interested students should email graduate admission

Dean and Alumni Scholarships

Dean and Alumni Scholarships are available to students who are not receiving a fellowship. No additional application is needed.

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