Dr. Hezzleton E. Simmons Memorial Scholarship

Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate

Established in 1956 by the University, the scholarship honors Dr. Simmons and his esteemed association with his alma mater, students and the study of chemistry. A 1908 graduate of Buchtel College, Dr. Simmons distinguished himself as professor of chemistry from 1913 to 1933 and as president from 1933 to 1951. Beloved teacher, gifted chemist and visionary leader, he devoted his life to education and the public good.

Recipients are determined by the Department of Chemistry upon review of eligible students and faculty recommendations.

Department of Chemistry

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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