Clifford and Kitty Hach, Founders of the Hach Company, established the Hach Scientific Foundation in 1982 to encourage students to pursue chemilsty at the undergraduate level. Two decades later, the Foundation narrowed its focus in response to the high demand of chemistry education at the secondary level. READ MORE ABOUT THE HACH LAND GRANT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
Scholarship available to undergraduate chemistry students who are pursuing careers as high school Chemistry Teachers!
To be eligible you must:
1. Be a full-time undergraduate student at the UA majoring in Chemistry
2. Demonstrate an interest in Chemistry education
3. Have a GPA at least 3.0; and
4. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Preference will be given to applicants who have shown an interest in a chemistry teaching career.
- Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need when deciding between equally-qualified candidates.
- Selection shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected category.
- This scholarship is renewable at $10,000 per year, given that the student remains at the University of Arizona and eligible according to the above criteria.
- Funds will be distributed through the scholarship recipient’s Bursar account ($5,000 for Fall, $5,000 for Spring) for each award year.
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS MUST AGREE TO:
1. Update the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with valid contact information (name and address) as necessary.
2. Be photographed for a biographical statement that will be sent to the Donor.
3. Provide a short statement of intent addressing their aspiration of contributing to the teaching profession.
4. Respond annually to HSF with a brief statement of their career status for the first six years after graduation. This can be sent to in the form of a letter, email, or phone call.