Dr. William R. Murphy, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
GPA: 2.5 Distribution: Annual Award

The family of William R. Murphy, Jr. established The Dr. William R. Murphy, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in appreciation for the impact he had on their lives. The scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences majoring in chemistry, with preference to those demonstrating a sincere interest in pursuing a medical degree upon completion of undergraduate studies. Student must have and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Grants will cover tuition, fees, books, room and board, all or in part.

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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