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A number of Chemistry Faculty Scholarships are awarded annually on the nomination of the Department of Chemistry to students with outstanding academic records in the field of Chemistry or Biochemistry, who are proceeding to further study in either the Chemistry or Biochemistry programs.  The Scholarships offered by the Department are listed below.

 

Ingrid and Klaus Philipp Scholarship in Chemistry

The Ingrid and Klaus Philipp Scholarship in Chemistry celebrates the lives of Ingrid and Klaus Philipp.  Klaus Philipp dedicated more than 32 years to his work as an instructor in the Department of Chemistry, retiring in 1999.  The Scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of Ingrid Philipp, his wife of 34 years.  This Scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in either the 4 year or Honours Chemistry program who has the highest grade point average in the best 18 credit hours in Chemistry completed at The University of Winnipeg.

 

Molly Rogers Brickman & Leo Brickman Scholarship in Chemistry

This Scholarship is provided by the Erica and Arnold Rogers fund for Academic Excellence.  It is awarded annually to the most promising student entering their final year of the 4 year Chemistry program at The University of Winnipeg.

 

Salem Abd-El-Aziz International Student Scholarship in Chemistry

Established in 2006 by Dr. Alaa. S. Abd-El-Aziz, former Professor and Chair of Chemistry, and Vice-President–Research, International, and External Affairs, in recognition of his father’s dedication to post-secondary and graduate education, this scholarship is awarded to an International Student enrolling in the second or third year of a Chemistry major at The University of Winnipeg.

 

Klaus and Ingrid Philipp Scholarship in Biochemistry

The Klaus and Ingrid Philipp Scholarship in Biochemistry celebrates the lives of Ingrid and Klaus Philipp.  Klaus Philipp dedicated more than 32 years to his work as an Instructor in the Department of Chemistry, retiring in 1999. The scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of Ingrid Philipp, his wife of 34 years. It will be awarded annually to a student, enrolled in the 4-year or Honours program in Biochemistry, who has the highest grade point average in the best 18 credit hours of Chemistry completed at The University of Winnipeg. The grades awarded for the laboratories associated with Biochemistry 3502/3 and 3503/3 may account for a full 6 of these 18 credit hours, if it is to a candidate’s advantage.

 

George Tomlinson Scholarship in Biochemistry

This scholarship was established with a bequest from Professor George Tomlinson, a member of the Chemistry Department from 1974 to 2007, Chair of Chemistry from 2005 to 2007, and an esteemed teacher and researcher in Biochemistry. He was a major contributor to planning and administration at The University of Winnipeg from 1991 to 2007, notably as Vice-President Academic from 1995 to 2001. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student, selected by the Department of Chemistry, in a 4-Year or Honours Biochemistry or Chemistry program who 1) has completed 6 credit hours of Biochemistry and 3 credit hours of Physical Chemistry, 2) has completed or is registered in an additional 3 credit hours of Biochemistry, and 3) has completed or is registered in an additional 3 credit hours of a) Physical Chemistry at the second year or higher level or b) other Chemistry at the third year of fourth year level, excluding Biochemistry, at The University of Winnipeg.

 

The Philipp Scholarship

The Philipp Scholarship celebrates the life of Klaus Philipp.  Klaus Philipp devoted his life the Chemistry and Biochemistry with a passionate commitment to imparting that knowledge to his students.  He spent more than thirty-two years as an Instructor in the Department of Chemistry, retiring in 1999.  This Scholarship is awarded to a third-year student with the highest GPA going into their fourth year undergraduate studies in either the Chemistry or Biochemistry program at The University of Winnipeg.

 

Chemistry Students Association (CHEMSA) Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Chem Club of ‘88, is awarded to a student enrolled in the third or fourth year of the 4 year Chemistry or Biochemistry program who has completed at least 18 credit hours at The University of Winnipeg.  The student must also be involved in research or extracurricular activities in the University or the community.

 

Historical Chemistry Department Scholarship Award Winners

For detailed information on past Chemistry Department Scholarship Award Winners, please reference the links below.

 

The University of Winnipeg Scholarships & Awards

The University of Winnipeg offers a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.  Click the link below for more information.

Awards and Financial Aid

 

External Scholarships & Awards

Many companies and organizations in the Private sector offer scholarships, awards and bursaries for academic students.  Click the link below for more information.

External Awards