The Honors Registry

Procopian Award

The Procopian Award is the highest honor the University can bestow upon a graduating senior. This award is given for consistently outstanding curricular and extracurricular activities while at the University.
 

  • 2017 - Hannah Wangler (Mathematics)
  • 2016 - Dana Cairns (BMB)
  • 2015 - Julie Carroll (BMB)
  • 2013 - Lina Savickas (BMB)
  • 2009 - Nicholas Dobes (Chemistry)
  • 2003  - Amanda Miller
  • 2001 - Paula Milas
  • 2000 - Komal Bajaj
  • 1999 - Elyse Muller
  • 1998 - Julie Wysocki
  • 1997 - Daryl Mortensen
  • 1995 - Jennifer Glaser
  • 1993 - Rafi Ali
  • 1992 - Maria Tomasko
  • 1991 - Daniel Dosenbach
  • 1990 - Christopher Lobello
  • 1989 - Theresa Kristopaitis
  • 1988 - Richard Anderson
  • 1987 - Scott Plaehn
  • 1985 - Annette Markun
  • 1984 - Anthony Bell
  • 1983 - Mary Hantsch
  • 1981 - Teresa Schlesinger
  • 1978 - Maryellen Lissak
  • 1977 - Ralph Duda
  • 1976 - Debra Rita
  • 1975 - John Clemens
  • 1974 - Jorome Skurka
  • 1971 - Thomas Danaher
  • 1970 - David Cyr
  • 1968 - Raymond Rapacz
  • 1965 - Daniel Tira
  • 1963 - Robert Pyke
College of Science Academic Honors Award
  • 2017 - Tanushree Nair
  • 2016 - Sally Jo Detloff
  • 2015 - Kiran Munir
  • 2014 - Marihan Hegazy
  • 2013 - Christopher Castle
  • 2012 - Thymur Ali Chaudhry
  • 2011 - Jonathan Wesley Pollock
  • 2010 - Jacob Tyler Polaski
  • 2009 - Hunan Chaudhry
  • 2008 - Kristyn Danielle Bales, Debra Ann Witczak
  • 2007 - Amanda Burditt
  • 2006 - David Bisterfeldt, Delin Wang
College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2005 - Brett Austin Collander, Laurel C. Vana
  • 2004 - Haley Meyer, Charles Robinson
  • 2003 - Colleen McNicholas, Bettina Zachariah
Kappa Mu Epsilon
 
Kappa Mu Epsilon
Illinois Theta Chapter
Mathematics Honor Society
Recognizes student who rank in the upper 35% of their class who have completed at least three courses in mathematics at or above the calculus level and attained an average of "B" or better in all mathematics courses.

  • 2017 - Matthew Gilsdorf, Juveriya Khatoon
  • 2016 - Andrew Nordbye, Abigail Rodrigues
  • 2015 - Xinwei Chen, Maryam Zafar
  • 2014 - Briana Grenke, Margaret Muller
  • 2009 - Hunan Chaudhry, Jared Gustafson, Michael Whitley
  • 2003 - Andrew (Carson) Baisden, Katharine Curtis, Colleen Posers, Tara Rueter
Pi Mu Epsilon
Pi Mu Epsilon
National Mathematics Honor Society
This society recognizes students who rank in the upper 35% of their class, have completed at least three courses in mathematics at or above the calculus level and have attained a "B" average or better in all mathematics courses.

  • 2017 - Syed Jaffrey, Mary Kate Stewart, Hannah Wangler
  • 2016 - Andrew Nordbye, Abigail Rodrigues, Jonathan Schram
  • 2015 - Maryam Zafar
  • 2014 - Briana Grenke
Tri Beta Biological Honor Society
Tri Beta
National Biological honor Society
Tri Beta is a national honor society for students majoring in a Biological Science with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Tri Beta's activities are intended to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment and investigation in the Biological Sciences.

  • 2017 - Veronica Adamiak-Duncan, Afreen Ahmed, Raneem Alhakim, Joseph Cruz, Jason Devlin, Baroosh Durrani, Maimoona Fatima, Ladan Haery, Andleeb Ikhtiar, Aleyha Majeed, Angela Munchalfen, Rena Ranallo, Niveen Salah, Morgan Schumacher, Nida Shaikh, Louis Storto, Sami Tashwali
  • 2016 - Afreen Ahmed, Nasiha Asadullah, Sally Jo Detloff, Sandya George, David Hung, Navedeep Kaur, Monica Kunkel, Bisma Manzoor, Ann Pendergast, Ajay Pius, Hasan Rashid, Andriana Saric
  • 2015 - Waqas Arain, Mohammad Arshad, Nasiha Asadullah, Sreevidya Bodepudi, Colin Coughlin, Hibah Hussain, Farah Khan, Nabihah Khan, Sarah Mustaly, Phaguni Nangia, Tasneem Naqvi, Kumar Othman, Lema Safadi, Sanika Tolia, Sydney Van Alstyne, Antoinette White, Michael Wong
  • 2014 - Ash Bindra, Kristopher Dorner, Alison Dufour, Sydney French, Mahnoor Khan, Zylfi Memedovski, Mohammad Rizvi, Amane Salem, Jeffrey Sam, Sana Sami, Nicholas Schoenbeck, Anoop Takher, Birva Trivedi, Kyle Turcic, Mohammad Usman
  • Nida Akhter, Rana Aldaw, Belinda Baffour, Robert Balas, Valarie Bell, Janet Bilder, Samia Bilfaqi, Sarah Billingsley, Hunan Chaudhry, Allison Chrabot, Sheryl Christy, Marco Colella, Nicholas DiRienzo, Michael Doerrler, Melissa Gallian, Gleb Gendel, Ambareen Khan, Jurate Kunickaite, Nida Malik, Michael Maturlak, Melissa Molitor, Lisa Myers, James Pelletiere, Sarah Salim, Stephanie Shirkey, Robert Urgo, Joseph Williamson
Benedictine University Scholars
Benedictine University Scholars Program
The Scholars Program is an intensive course of study designed to help a select number of gifted students develop their skills as leaders and thinkers. It has four main components: coursework, community service, foreign language and research. To remain in the program, a student must maintain a 3.2 GPA. Students who satisfy all program requirements graduate as a Benedictine University Scholar.

  • 2017 - Ladan Haery, Rushad Marfatia, Tanushree Nair, Rena Ranallo, Joel Sandoval, Morgan Schumacher, Harsh Sharma, Hafsa Sirajuddin
  • 2016 - Nasiha Asadullah, Jonathan Bell, Jermeen El-Zabet, David Hung, Ali Jafri, Sajeel Latif, Zakaria Malik, Estefania Perez-Luna
  • Valarie Bell, Janet Bilder, Michael Doerrler, Ambareen Khan, Pooja Karia, Gabriela Lobato, Bhavna Patel, Kristen Root
The Flo Grebner Instructional Assistant/Tutor Recognition Award
This award recognizes students who rendered outstanding service as an instructional assistant or tutor.

  • 2017 - Jermeen El-Zabet
  • 2016 - Jermeen El-Zabet
  • 2015 - Phaguni Nangia
  • 2014 - Sydney Van Alstyne
  • 2009 - Scott Toth
Kappa Gamma Pi
Kappa Gamma Pi
National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society. Members of this society are graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence (summa cum laude and magna cum laude) and outstanding leadership during their college years. As candidates, they pledge to continue to provide examples of scholarship, leadership and service in their personal and professional lives. This commitment to ongoing service is the difference that distinguishes nomination to Kappa Gamma Pi.

  • 2017 - Abdulrahman Alkhatibc, Saima Armana, Daniel Cotton, Joseph Cruz, Christina Ghanayem, Rena Ranallo, M. Sami Tashwali
  • 2016 - Julie Caroll, Phaguni Nangia, Salma Quraishi
  • 2009 - Stefan M. Turcic
Wingspread Scholars
The Wingspread Fellows Program offers students who are superior in intellectual, creative or leadership abilities an opportunity to diversify and enrich their educational experiences through attendance at Wingspread conferences.
  • 2009 - Andre M. Molina
Lincoln Laureate Award
 
Student Laureate Award by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois
This award is presented to students from each of the four-year degree-granting institutions of higher learning in Illinois.  The ceremony is held at the Hall of Representatives in the Old Illinois State Capitol.
  • 2017 - Brandon Nguyen (Health Science)
  • 2016 - Dana Cairns (BMB)
  • 2015 - Sydney Van Alstyne
  • 2014 - Eman Sahloul (BMB)
American Legion Awards
This award honors the qualities of courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service in students. The awardees are considered outstanding examples of good citizens.

  • 2015 - Sreevidya Bodepudi, Julie Carroll
  • 2014 - Eman Sahloul
  • 2009 - Nicholas Dobes
Thomas J. Dyba Leadership Award
   
The Thomas J. Dyba Leadership Award is awarded to a student for outstanding ability to initiate and organize worthwhile activities, to encourage and direct the cooperative efforts of others and to command respect as a campus leader.

  • 2014 - Eman Sahloul (BMB)
  • 2008 - Kiera O'Brien Vizza (Chemistry)
Service Award
The Service Award is awarded for outstanding service to the University in general and to fellow students in particular.

  • 2017 - Veronica Adamiak-Duncan (Biology)
  • 2009 - Sarah Salim (Health Science)
  • 2008 - Ericka Estelle Sanders (Biology)
Community Service Award
The Community Service Award is awarded for outstanding service in religious, educational, social or political activities.

  • 2014 - Kyle Turcic
  • 2013 - Besa Krasniqi
  • 2008 - Leia Marie Roegers (B.S. Biology)
Iota Sigma Pi
Iota Sigma Pi
National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry
This award goes to junior or senior women who have maintained a GPA of no less than 3.0 in their chemistry courses and have been actively engaged in scientific research.
  • 2017 - Saima Armana
  • 2016 - Kristin Kubelsky
  • 2014 - Bosky Parikh, Amanda Stachowicz
  • 2009 - Mary Shannon Duggan
Sigma Pi Sigma
Sigma Pi Sigma
National Physics Honor Society
This society recognizes student majoring in Physics or an allied science who have completed at least four semesters of a program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a "B" average.  In addition, the candidate must have completed an intermediate Physics course that is above the level of the introductory College Physics sequence.

  • 2017 - Matthew Gilsdorf, Jozef Palasiewicz
  • 2016 - Kessler Kerr, Andrew Litoborski, Josh Rudolph
  • 2015 - Bassma Harajli
  • 2014 - Amanda Stachowicz
  • 2009 - Christian H. Arnoux, Brian T. Crowley
John Mickus Award
Given to graduating seniors majoring in the Biological Sciences who have demonstrated innovative inquiry through work in or out of the classroom.
  • 2017 - Anna Scheidel, M. Sami Tashwali
  • 2016 - Monica Kunkel, Ann Pendergast
  • 2015 - Tyler Polanski
  • 2014 - Ian Martinek, Ian McVickar
  • 2013 Jody Dawaliby
  • 2012 Alexander Arianas
Donald B. Taylor Leadership Award
  • 2017 - Cecilia Do
  • 2016 - Sally Jo Detloff
  • 2015 - Nabihah Khan
American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award
  • 2017 - Johathan Mason
  • 2016 - Fauzia Mujid
  • 2015 - Eryn Pondo
  • 2013 - Sandra Tovalin-Schmidt
  • 2012 - Joey Hua
  • 2011 - David Kamber
  • 2010 - Daniel Furnari
American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Undergraduate Award
  • 2017 - Kristin Kubelsky
  • 2016 - Kristin Kubelsky

The Honor Registry

Chemistry Achievement Award (in honor of Rev. Cyprian G. Tomecko, O.S.B.); American Chemical Society - Student Affiliate Chapter
   
  • 2009 - Nicholas C. Dobes
Science and Math Excellence Network College Preparatory Enrichment Program
Dedicated to Benedictine University - July 21, 2001
  • Francisco Delgado, Nora Gomez, Anna Huang, Alexander Jackson, Dwayne Pickens, Luis Rocha
  • Building Partner: Kevin Campbell, Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services, Inc.
Phi Lambda Upsilon
Phi Lambda Upsilon
Honorary Chemical Society
Recognizes outstanding chemistry and biochemistry graduates. To be elected, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

  • 2009- Nicholas C. Dobes, Scott J. Toth
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
These students were selected on the basis of scholarship, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship, service to the school and promise of future success.
  • 2017 - Mahmoud Abdel, Veronica Adamiak-Duncan, Sharyl Alendry, Saaniya Attar, Janet Cardenas, Amanda Charicki, Joseph Cruz, Jason Devlin, Cecilia Do, Jonathan Grezlovski, Rebecca Gullett, Shahab Kazi, Brett Kosowski, Rushad marfatia, Tanushree Nair, Brandon Nguyen, Jozef Palasiewicz, Dhwani Patel, M. Sami Tashwali, Ann Scheidel, Morgan Schumacher, Rachel Scianna, Niki Shah, Hafsa Sirajuddin, Hannah Wangler, Desmond Washington, Maryam Zakria
  • 2009 - Valarie Bell, Janet Bilder, Michael Doerrler, Maria Jauch, Ambareen Khan, Nida Malik, Bhavna Patel, Scott Toth
Saint Catherine Medal

The Saint Catherine Medal
Kappa Gamma Pi awards the Saint Catherine Medal to two sophomore students who represent the high ideals of a Catholic college education.

  • 2017 - Reeni Baidya, Shaizore Nawaz

Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2004 - James "Sean" Kenney, Ph.D. (B.S. Biology, 1965)
  • 2003 - Ralph Meeker, Ph.D. (B.S. Physics, 1967)
Benedictine Service Award
  • 2015 Amy (Boruta) O'Rourke (B.S. Molecular Biology, 2007)
  • 2014 Scott Filer (B.S. Health Science, 1999)
  • 2008 Carol (Antonini) Arthurs (B.S. Biochemistry, 1974)
Alumni Spirit Award
  • 2015 - Daniel Tira, Ph.D. (B.S. (Mathematics, 1965)
  • 2008 - William J. Tonne, D.D.S. (B.S. Biology, 1968)
  • 2004 - Thomas J. Danaher, M.D. (B.S. Biochemistry, 1971)
Visionary
   
2017
  • Mahnaz Shahidi, Ph.D. (C81 Physics and Mathematics)
2016
  • Richard R. Vondrak, Ph.D. (Physics, 1965)
2015
  • Maryellen Lissak Giger, Ph.D. (Mathematics, Physics and Health Science, 1978)
2014
  • Donna Hrozencik, M.D. (Biochemistry, 1982)
  • Raymond Konopka (Computer Science, 1989)
Rising Star
   
2017
  • Joseph S. Brunzelle, Ph.D. (C94 Biochemistry)
  • Jason A. Ferguson (C00 Health Science)
  • Brian R. Poustinchian, D.O. (C06 Biology)
2016
  • MaryAnhthu T. Do, D.O. (Biology, 1994)
  • James J. Fedinec, M.D. (Biology, 1992)
  • Erik L. Johnson, M.D. (Biochemistry, 1991)
2015
  • Maggie (Bruzik) Augustyn, D.D.S. (Molecular Biology, 1999)
  • Josuha Blomgren, D.O. (Biochemistry, 2001)
  • Jessica Gedraitis, M.D. (Biology, 2002)
  • Geoffrey Goodfellow, O.D. (Biochemistry, 1997)
  • Mary (Thomas) Nicholas, Ph.D. (Biochemistry, 1996)
  • James Sostak, M.D. (Health Science, 2001)
2014
  • Joseph Baldino, D.C., F.I.A.F.N.R. (Biology, 1999)
  • David Do, J.D. (Health Science, 1998)
  • Nina Goyal, M.D. (Biology, 1998)
  • Omer Sultan (Biology, 1997)
Alumni Achievement Award in the Biological Sciences
2012
  • William F. Stroner, D.D.S. (Biology, 1950)
Alumni Achievement Award in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences
2012
  • Raymond Konopka, (Computer Science, 1989)
Alumni Achievement Award in the Physical Sciences
   
2012
  • Ralph D. Meeker, Ph.D. (Computer Science, 1967)

Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum Awards

Poetry Winners
 
2016
Community: Gwenyth Ware, Diana Smith and Catherine M.J. Mary Evans
Faculty/Staff: Sarah Ware, Alicia Cordoba Tait, Laura Arredondo
Student: Amanda Charicki, Andleeb Ikhtiar, Furkhan Ali, Nishat Ali, Rafay Siddiqui, Daniel Cotton, Maryam Moeed

2015
Kirsten Widmayer, Furkhan Ali, Amanda Charicki, Sarah Hamad, Raabiah Ali, Marta Perlicka, Aisha Chaudhry, Vivian Huynh, Mike Skora, Mahrukh Ahmad, Cecilia Do, Brett Samek, Catherine M.J. Mary Evans, Alicia Cordoba Tait, and Zeba Ahmed

2014
Jon Tischler, Nicole Gluczynski, Uroosa Fantani, Sarah Ware, Santi Beltran, Gwenyth Ware, Kelly Halblander and Diana Smith

Student of the Year
2016 - Amanda Charicki, Taliha Nadeem, Oscar Noguez

2015 - Faiz Mustaq, Tyler Polanski

2014 - Ian Martinek

2013 - Chris Castle, Emily Miofsky

Faculty Awards

Benedictine Life Award
The Benedictine Life Award is the highest honor the University can bestow upon an individual.
  • 2003 - Ralph Meeker, Ph.D. (Computer Science)
Kevin Doyle Faculty Award for Leadership in Mission and Catholic Identity
  • 2014 - Ralph D. Meeker, Ph.D. (Computer Science)
Judith Ann Whinfrey Distinguished Faculty Award for Leadership
  • 2014 - Daniel Nohl, Ph.D. (Computer Science)
  • 2012 - Ralph D. Meeker, Ph.D. (Compute Science)
Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching
 
2014
  • Alfred Martin, Ph.D. (Biological Sciences)
Distinguished Faculty Award for Research
Distinguished Faculty Award for Service
  • 2014 - Eileen Clark, M.S. (Computer Science)
  • 2008 - Ralph D. Meeker, Ph.D. (Computer Science)
Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (Full Time Faculty)
  • 2016 - Kari Stone (Chemistry)
  • 2015 - Philip Novack-Gottshall (Biological Sciences)
  • 2014 - Jeremy Nadolski (Mathematic)
  • 2013 - Niina Ronkainen (Chemistry)
  • 2012 - Cheryl Heinz (Biological Sciences)
  • 2011 - Edward Ferroni (Biochemistry)
  • 2010 - John Mickus (Biological Sciences)
  • 2009 - Daniel Nohl (Computer Science)
  • 2008 - Philip Schreiner (Physics & Engineering)
  • 2007 - Cheryl Mascarenhas (Chemistry)
Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (Adjunct Faculty)
  • 2016 - Daniel Olson (Biological Sciences)
  • 2015 - Paula Tomczak (Biological Sciences) / Viola Vajdova (Mathematics)
  • 2014 - Rashmi Nanda (Chemistry) / Lisa Gades (Chemistry)
  • 2013 - Marian Flattum (Mathematic)
  • 2012 - Carol Fendrick (Chemistry)
  • 2011 - David Baran (Physics)
  • 2010 - Jayashree Sarathy (Biological Sciences)
  • 2009 - Michelle Honeysett (Mathematics)
  • 2008 - Philip Dupont (Biological Sciences)
  • 2007 - Patrick McMahon (Chemistry)
Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (Term Faculty)
  • 2015 - Lawrence Pollack (Computer Science)
  • 2014 - Tanya Crum (Biological Sciences)
Dean's Award for Research
  • 2016 - Philip Novack-Gottshall (Biological Sciences)
  • 2015 - Jayashree Sarathy (Biological Sciences)
  • 2013 - Kari Stone (Chemistry)
  • 2010 - Robin Rylaarsdam (Biological Sciences)
  • 2009 - Niina Ronkainen-Matsuno (Chemistry)
  • 2008 - Timothy Marin (Chemistry)
  • 2007 - Preston Aldrich (Biological Sciences)
Dr. Scholl Endowed Professorship in Health Sciences
in grateful appreciation and recognition of the Dr. Scholl Foundation for its generous support of the Scholl Professional Chair in Health Sciences at Benedictine University.
  • 2017-2020 - Dr. Robert McCarthy
  • 2013-2016 - Dr. Robin Rylaarsdam
  • 2008-2012 - Dr. Manmohan Kaur
  • 2005-2007 - Dr. Monica Tischler
  • 2002-2005 - Dr. Allison Wilson
  • 1997-2000 - Dr. Donald Taylor
  • 1996-1997 - Dr. John Mickus

Faculty/Staff Awards

Dean's Award for Leadership
  • 2016 - Lee Ann Smith (Biological Sciences)
  • 2015 - Preston Aldrich (Biological Sciences)
  • 2014 - Timothy Marin (Chemistry)
  • 2013 - William Carvell (Biological Sciences)
  • 2012 - Elieen Kivlin (Chemistry)
  • 2011 - Daniel Nohl (Computer Science)
  • 2010 - Edward Ferroni (Biochemistry)
  • 2009 - Allison Wilson (Biological Sciences)
  • 2008 - Alfred Martin (Biological Sciences)
  • 2007 - E. Michael Winkler (Chemistry)
Dean's Award for Innovation
  • 2016 - Tim Marin (Chemistry) / Monica Tischler (Biological Sciences)
  • 2015 - Karly Tumminello (Jurica-Suchy Museum)
  • 2014 - Thomas Wangler (Mathematics)
  • 2013 - Allison Wilson (Biolgical Sciences)
  • 2012 - Dan Nohl (Computer Science)
  • 2011 - Michelle Mosier (College of Science)
  • 2010 - Thomas Wangler (Mathematics)
  • 2009 - John Mickus (Biological Sciences)
  • 2008 - Theodore Suchy/Mary Mickus (Jurica Nature Museum)
  • 2007 - Craig Broeder (Exercise Physiology)
Dean's Award for Service
  • 2016 Laura Hall (Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum)
  • 2015 Daniel Nohl (Computer Science)
  • 2014 Andrew Wig (Physics)
  • 2013 Cheryl Mascarenhas (Chemistry)
  • 2012 Thomas Wangler (Mathematics)
  • 2011 Alice Sima (Pre-Professional Health)
  • 2010 Philip Schreiner (Physics & Engineering)
  • 2009 Monica Tischler (Biological Sciences)
  • 2008 Manmohan Kaur (Mathematics)
  • 2007 Edward Ferroni (Biochemistry)

Scholarships Awarded in the College of Science

Allain Chemistry Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Allain formed this endowment in order to provide a scholarship to a student in chemistry/biochemistry as they are entering their Junior year. The recipient must demonstrate an interest in a research career, plan to pursue a graduate degree, and demonstrate excellent laboratory technique. Major: Chemistry; Biochemistry
  • 2016 - Jennifer Fedor
  • 2015 - Kristin Kubelsky
  • 2013 - Seerat Hassan
  • 2008 - Pooja P. Patel
  • 2003 - Bridget S. Banach
  • 2002 - Holly L. Heitzman
  • 2001 - Iva Cela
  • 2000 - Michael McCoy
  • 1999 - Kimberly Dittmar
  • 1998 - Rebekah J. Duderstadt
  • 1997 - Erik Erdal
  • 1996 - William T. Lambert
  • 1995 - Jessica C. Pahler
  • 1994 - Steve Wesolowski
  • 1993 - Jennifer A. Hernisch
  • 1992 - Stephen T. Scherrer
Dr. Richard C. Becker Leadership in Science Scholarship
This award was established to support a junior or senior in the College of Science who demonstrated exceptional leadership in the area of science research. Major: Declared major within the College of Science
  • Dana Cairns (C'15)
Dr. Al J Havlik Memorial Scholarship
 
This scholarship is to be awarded to a senior student who intends to enter the medical profession. Major: In a Pre-Med program. "Dr. Al J. Havlik Memorial Scholarship Awarded to those pre-medical students who best exemplify the kindness, gentleness, and unselfish devotion of Dr. Al J. Havlik who gave 51 years of dedicated service to the people of Tama County, Iowa"
  • 2016-2017 Rishi Partha
  • 2015-2016 Jessica Nelson
  • 2014 Julie Carroll
  • 2013 Mir Zulqarnain
  • 2012 Brett Hoskins, Christopher Wanderling
  • 2011 Reema Khatri
  • 2010 Robert K. Horsley
  • 2009 Dina Elgowainy
  • 2008 Pooja Patel
  • 2007 Najia Wasiuddin
  • 2006 Maaria Syed
  • 2005 Nazia Ayub, Michael Shimkus
  • 2003 Marta Micinski
  • 2002 Vassilis Siomos
  • 2001 Michael Liss
  • 2000 Sumathi Thiyagarajan
  • 1999 Komal Bajaj
  • 1998 Kristie Depke
  • 1997 Angela Gomez
  • 1996 Vikas Arora
  • 1995 Anjum Owaisi, Christopher Balgobin
  • 1994 Patrick Dawson, Louis Hiotis
  • 1993 Jerry Andrews, Karen Reidenbach
  • 1992 Maria Janecek, Gopika Sunkavalli
  • 1991 Anthony Maioriello, Kristin Mock
  • 1990 Rafi Ali, Michelle Schultz
  • 1989 Eric Johnson, Nick Stella
  • 1988 nancy Ghanayem
Dr. Ernst J. Gentchos, M.D. and Friends of Benedictine University, Endowed Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
 
This scholarship financially assists and recognizes a qualified undergraduate student of demonstrated financial need who is enrolled in a full-time academic degree program and who has declared a major within the College of Science. Student must be a junior or senior when the scholarship will be received. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.25 GPA. Major: Declared major within the College of Science. "Rewards junior or senior students majoring in the natural sciences displaying continued excellence in their academic endeavors"
  • 2016-2017 Joseph B. Cruz, Jozef M. Palasiewicz
  • 2015-2016 Daniel Aguilera, Sana Quadri
  • 2014-2015 Sree Bodepudi, Rabia Choudhry, Joseph Frazee, Seerat Hassan, Kiran Munir, Eryn Pondo
  • 2013-2014 Rabia L. Choudhry, Seerat Hassan, Kiran Munir, Eman F. Sahloul, Amanda R. Stachowicz
  • 2012-2013 Bohdan B. Khomtchouk
  • 2009-2010 Daniel Furnari, Pooja Patel, Jonathan W. Pollock
  • 2008-2009 Nicholas C. Dobes, Eric C. Tee
  • 2007-2008 Bhavna K. Patel, Sarah E. St. John, Scott J. Toth, Kiera O. Vizza
Dr. Rose Carney Scholarship
This scholarship will support a student majoring in Mathematics who has exhibited an interest and ability to pursue a career as a teacher of mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Mathematics
  • 2014-2015 Maryam Zafar
  • 2013-2014 Briana Grenke
  • 2012-2013 Michael Theriault
  • 2011-2012 Natalia Poniatowska
  • 2009-2010 Sarah Porod
  • 2008-2009 Michael Berry, Peter Sgarbossa
  • 2007-2008 Debra Witczak
  • 2006-2007 Debra Witczak
  • 2005-2006 Debra Witczak
  • 2004-2005 Lyle Kastler
  • 2003-2004 Elizabeth Bertolani
  • 2002-2003 Katharine A. Curtis
  • 2001-2002 Sean D. Croasdale
  • 2000-2001 Rebecca J. Wagner
  • 1999-2000 Rebecca J. Wagner
  • 1998-1999 Dennis J. Wozniak
  • 1997-1998 Kris S. Frees
  • 1996-1997 Jennifer D. Larson
  • 1995-1996 Judy L. O'Neill
  • 1994-1995 Jacqueline S. Saul
  • 1993-1994 Jacqueline S. Saul
  • 1992-1993 Lori K. Blickhan
  • 1991-1992 Joanne M. Weizeorick
Dr. Scholl Scholars Program
This scholarship was established for outstanding science students, including Nutrition majors. Major: Science; Nutrition
Dr. William Polk Jesse Scholarship
This scholarship provides funds to a student at the sophomore level or higher majoring in Engineering or Mathematics. The student must possess excellence of character and a disposition to serve others, while needing some financial aid themselves. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.25 GPA. Major: Engineering; Physics
George S. and Alice V. Kobus Scholarship
This scholarship is for a promising student attending Benedictine University full-time who has a Mathematics major. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Mathematics
  • 2015-2016 Abigail Rodriguez
  • 2014-2015 Kaitlyn McKay
  • 2013-2014 Mason Williams
  • 2012-2013 Miranda Henderson
  • 2009-2010 Edward Price
  • 2008-2009 Patrick Meadors
  • 2007-2008 Nicolas Meyer
  • 2006-2007 Musil Shihadeh
  • 2005-2006 Bradley Callard
  • 2004-2005 Candace Cieszynski
  • 2003-2004 Candace Cieszynski
  • 2002-2003 Tara J. Rueter
  • 2001-2002 Christine D. Wysocki
  • 2000-2001 Rachel F. McReynolds
Jack Miles Memorial Scholarship in Engineering
This scholarship was established to assist a student majoring in Engineering. Minimum 3.2 GPA. Major: Engineering. "This Scholarship is presented to outstanding students majoring in Engineering"
  • 2016 Daniel Aquilera
  • 2015 Daniel Aquilera
  • 2014 Josef Palasiewicz
  • 2013 Andrew W. Norbye
Louis R. Chase Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to financially assist a student majoring in Computer Science. Student should be involved in outside activities including service to the University and involvement with professional and service organization. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Computer Science; Computer Information Systems
Ralph and Margaret Thompson Scholarship
   
For excellence in the study of chemistry and potential in chemical research. This scholarship was started with the intention of assisting students of financial need who are majoring in Chemistry. Consideration will be given to students demonstrating character and leadership qualities. Financial need will be considered. Major: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Biochemistry/Molecular Biology.

  • 2016-2017 Antonio Marti Polo
  • 2015-2016 Fauzia Mujid
  • 2014-2015 Rabia Siddiqui
  • 2013-2014 Amanda R. Stachowicz
  • 2012-2013 Bosky Parikh
  • 2011-2012 Bosky Parikh
  • 2009 Daniel Furnari
  • 2008 Bhavna K. Patel
  • 2007 Bhavna K. Patel
  • 2006 Angela Peverly
  • 2004 Bridget S. Banach
  • 2003 Bridget S. Banach
  • 2002 Christopher H. Cullen
  • 2001 Robert L. O'Connell
  • 2001 Michael J. McCoy
  • 1999 Rebekah Duderstadt
  • 1998 Robyn A. Svoboda
  • 1997 William Lambert
  • 1996 Derek J. Magdziak
  • 1995 Steve S. Wesolowski
  • 1994 Darryl Mortensen
  • 1993 Anna M. Wroblewski
  • 1992 Jennifer L. Mokos
Revs. Edmund and Hilary Jurica O.S.B. Memorial Scholarship
   
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has stated intention of attending medical, dental, podiatry, veterinarian, or optometry school following graduation. Major: none required. Awarded to those students who best demonstrate the qualities of leadership, scholarship, and scientific curiousity exemplified by the Reverends Jurica.
  • 2016 Daniel Cotton
  • 2015 Jonathan Bell
  • 2014 Sree Bodepudi, Dana Mourad
  • 2013 Eman Sahloul
  • 2012 Yousef M. Syed
  • 2011 Theresa Kimmitt, Sophia Niazi
  • 2010 Ammar Ahmed
  • 2009 Nida Akhter, Mariam Saeed
  • 2008 Jessica Smith, Rana Aldaw
  • 2007 Stephanie Denny
  • 2006 Theresa Dao, Tyler Vaughn
  • 2005 Farah Ahmed Meah
  • 2003 Dipika Oberoi
  • 2002 Yelena Ishchuk
  • 2001 Alyssa Vest
  • 2000 Rachel Mathew
  • 1999 Natasha Brasic
  • 1998 Gloria Pavlovic
  • 1997 Amy Powers, Ranna Tabrizi
  • 1996 Kevin M. Kremark, Hiam S. Hammad
  • 1994 Michael J. Robertson, Beth Gorman
  • 1993 Hemang C. Patel, Sean A. Swiatkowski
  • 1992 Rafi M. Ali, Havinder K. Sandhu
  • 1991 Daniel T. Kuesis, Stathis J. Poulakidas
  • 1990 Micheal M. Bezousk, James P. Clancy
  • 1989 Victoria L. Ditella, Wasif H. Shirazi
  • 1988 Patricia A. Haywood, Theresa M. Kristopaitis
  • 1987 Ricahrd C. Anderson, Gina M. Dado
  • 1986 Lisa E. Airah, Scott A. Plaehn
  • 1985 Karen Balzanto, Carolyn Gawrysh
  • 1984 Frank L. Agholi, Alexander Ghanayem
  • 1983 Joseph J. Hennessy, Jr., Francis L. Agnoli
  • 1982 Mary J. Hantsch, Mark Rabe
  • 1981 Anthony Pollastrini, Robert Weatherly
Fauske & Associates, Inc. Environmental Health and Safety Award
 
IBS Science Division
  • 1993 Stephen T. Scherrer
  • 1992 Richard W. Gurney
  • 1991 Richard W. Gurney
  • 1990 Karalyn M. Havel
Keeley L. & Madeline M. Tira and Paul J. & Mary W. Flynn Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student who has an excellent academic record, a demonstrated financial need, and a history of service to the public, community, or university.

Rev. Richard E. Shonka O.S.B. Scholarship Fund
The Reverend Richard E. Shonka Scholarship is awarded to student who best demonstrate those qualities of excellent scholarship in mathematics and computer science, dedication to hard work, a variety of interests, concern for the welfare of others, and an uncommonly good nature - exemplified by Fr. Richard Shonka.
  • 2008-2009 Timothy Heichele
  • 2007-2008 Russel Zagorski
  • 2006-2007 Russel Zagorski
  • 2005-2006 Stefen Polykandroitis
  • 2003-2004 Grace M. Nijm
  • 2002-2003 Grace M. Nijm
  • 2001-2002 Grace M. Nijm
  • 2000-2001 Jill Adamek
  • 1999-2000 Loujain Wu
  • 1998-1999 Junko Kiyooka
  • 1997-1998 Donna Snaidauf
  • 1996-1997 Donna Snaidauf
  • 1995-1996 Jay Larson
  • 1994-1995 Nathan Van Andel
  • 1993-1994 Amy Schumacher
  • 1992-1993 Stanley Markun
  • 1991-1992 Peter Blatner
  • 1990-1991 Debbie Legan
  • 1989-1990 Debbie Legan
  • 1988-1989 Marian Bain
  • 1987-1988 Jennifer Rissky
  • 1986-1987 Jennifer Rissky
  • 1985-1986 Jennifer Rissky
  • 1984-1985 Michelle Szum
  • 1983-1984 Michelle Szum>/li>
  • 1982-1983 Ronald Swanstrom
  • 1981-1982 Maragret Patterson and Jeannie Stablein


This scholarship was started for a sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Computer Science or Mathematics. The student must have the promise of a successful career in their chosen field, have an excellence in character, a disposition to serve others, and have some need of financial assistance. Financial need may be considered. Minimum 3.25 GPA. Major: Computer Science; Computer Information Systems; Mathematics
Rev. William J. Shonka O.S.B. Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to a Physics, Mathematics, or Engineering major with a minimum 30 hours completed at Benedictine by the award date. Candidates for this award must also possess an appreciation of a college education and the educational resources at Benedictine, an inclination to service others, trustworthiness and sincerity. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Physics; Mathematics; Engineering
  • 2016-2017 Christian Estrada, Matthew Gilsdorf
  • 2015-2016 Matthew Gilsdorf, Jozef Palasiewicz
  • 2014-2015 Kessler Kerr, Bassma Harajli
  • 2013-2014 Dana V. Cairns, Bassma Harajli
  • 2012-2013 Bohdan B. Khomtchouk
  • 2011-2012 Alexis V. Wadowski, Bohdan B. Khomtchouk
  • 2009-2010 Muzamil Arshad
  • 2008-2009 Muzamil Arshad
  • 2007-2008 Kristyn D. Bales
  • 2006-2007 David R. Mitchell
  • 2005-2006 David R. Mitchell
  • 2003-2004 Justin VanGundy
  • 2002-2003 Andrew C. Baisdon
  • 2001-2002 Jason M. Tyrus
  • 2000-2001 Jason M. Tyrus
  • 1999-2000 Jennifer M. Powers
  • 1998-1999 Keith A. Rucker
  • 1997-1998 Teresa A. Barlow
  • 1996-1997 Teresa A. Barlow
  • 1995-1996 Teresa A. Barlow
  • 1993-1994 John C. Groppe
  • 1992-1993 John C. Groppe
  • 1991-1992 John C. Groppe, Timothy J. Mickus
  • 1990-1991 Peter J. Blatner
  • 1989-1990 Thomas J. Klepetka
  • 1988-1989 Michael P. O'Leary
  • 1987-1988 Diane C. Frieders
  • 1986-1987 Michelle Y. Brandt
  • 1985-1986 Gary D. Denklau, John C. Tucker
  • 1984-1985 Joseph J. Hantsch
  • 1983-1984 Joseph J. Hantsch
  • 1982-1983 Lawrence D.Weizeorick
  • 1981-1982 John J. Russell
  • 1980-1981 Mahnaz Shahidi
  • 1979-1980 Maureen A. Maney
  • 1978-1979 Lisa S. Kozloski
  • 1977-1978 Maryellen L. Lissak
  • 1976-1977 Maryellen L. Lissak
RJN Foundation Scholarship
Financially assist and recognize a qualified student, of demonstrated financial need, who is enrolled in Benedictine University's Joint Engineering Program with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Major: Engineering
The Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students showing excellence in the Physical or Mathematical Sciences.
  • 2016-2017 Andrew Czerak
  • 2015-2016 Jeremy Tabia
  • 2014-2015 Joseph Cruz, Joseph Palasiewicz, Rabia Siddiqui
  • 2013-2014 John A. Doherty, III, Sondos Masoud, Amanda R. Stachowicz, Kessler C. Kerr
  • 2012-2013 Faiza L. Choudhry, Mehak Sandhu, Natalia Poniatowska
  • 2011-2012 Mirza Baig, Robert K Horsely
  • 2010-2011 Mirza Baig, Daniel Furnari, Robert Horsely
  • 2009-2010 Jennifer Finch, Jason Hulen, Asif Kamal, Pooja Patel, Jonathan Pollock
  • 2008-2009 Jessica N. Jarosz, Scott J. Toth
  • 2007-2008 Joshua D. Alaniz, Pooja P. Patel, Fadi K. Shihadeh
  • 2004-2005 Farah Ahmed Meah, Thomas J. James
  • 2003-2004 Moyeena M. Merchant
  • 2002-2003 Sara A. Busking
The Bernard J. Kurtin Scholarship
Awarded to a student with exemplary academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.
  • 2015-2016 Matthew Gilsdorf, Jozef Palasiewicz, Abigail Rodriguez
  • 2014-2015 Andrew Athens, Timothy Feeley, Matthew Gilsdorf, Bassma Harajli, Andrew Nordbye
  • 2013-2014 Briana Grenki, Bassma Harajli, Miranda Henderson, Kristopher Rosemann
  • 2012-2013 Natalia Poniatowska, Trisha Russo, Michael Theriault, Alexis Wadowski, Mason Williams
  • 2009-2010 Katherine Cihak, Jared Gustafson, Sarah Porod, Edward Price

This scholarship was established for a student studying Mathematics or Physics. Major: Mathematics; Physics
The Charles McNamara/Victor Dana Scholarship Fund
The Cindy Cebrzynski Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to financially assist and recognize an accomplished undergraduate student/s majoring in either Health Science or Biology. The student/s selected must maintain at least a GPA of 3.2 and be involved in a minimum of one Benedictine University sponsored club, organization and/or program above and beyond classroom requirements and have financial need. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.2 GPA. Major: Health Science; Biology
The Richard J. Remijas Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Biology Majors
This scholarship was established for a full-time student who has financial need and has a declared major in Biology. Student must be a junior or senior in the year the award is used. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Major: Biology
The Edward Hospital Medical Staff Pre-Med Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is established to financially assist and recognize deserving pre-med students. Must be a senior at the time the award will be applied. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Major: In a Pre-Med program
The Father Cyprian Tomecko Memorial Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
The primary purpose of this scholarship was to establish a fund to financially assist and recognize a qualified full-time junior or senior with financial need, who has declared a major within the Natural Sciences with a preference, but not a requirement, for a major in Biology or Chemistry. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Declared major within the College of Science. "Awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in the natural sciences for achievement in chemistry"
  • 2016-2017 Joseph B. Cruz
  • 2015-2016 Dana Cairns, Joseph Cruz, Sana Quadri
  • 2014-2015 Rabia Choudhry, Kiran Munir
  • 2013-2014 Rabia L. Choudhry, Kiran Munir, Eman F. Shaloul
  • 2012-2013 Feras M. Alhourani, Joey Hua, Mohammad Usman
  • 2009-2010 Asif Kamal
  • 2008-2009 Asif Kamal, Ashley J. Vlakancic
  • 2007-2008 Mary S. Duggan, Marcella Frustaci
  • 2006-2007 Sahar Karimi, Jillian R. Kaskavage, Behnoosh Shahrokh
  • 2005-2006 Anna S. Aleszczyk
  • 2004-2005 Tareisha L. Dunlap, Moyeena M. Merchant
  • 2003-2004 Bridget S. Banach, Tareisha L. Dunlap
  • 2002-2003 Andrew Dilger, Amanda J. Ziegler
  • 2001-2002 Andrew K. Dilger
  • 2000-2001 Michale A. Liss
The Frank and Annabelle M. Vlach Chemistry Scholarship
   
This scholarship was established to help junior and senior students who have declared a major within the Natural Sciences with a preference, but not a requirement, for a student majoring in Biology or Chemistry. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Major: Declared major within the College of Science. "Awarded to Juniors and Seniors Majoring in the Natural Sciences for Achievements in Chemistry"
  • 2016-2017 Joseph B. Cruz, Jozef M. Palasiewicz, Sana Quadri
  • 2015-2016 Fatjona Aliaj, Dana Cairns, Joseph Cruz, Sana Quadri
  • 2014-2015 Dana Cairns, Rabia Choudhry, Seerat Hassan, Kiran Munir
  • 2013-2014 Rabia Choudhry, Seerat Hassan, Kiran Munir, Eman Sahloul
  • 2012-2013 Faiza L. Choudhry, Eman F. Sahloul
  • 2011-2012 Joey Hua
  • 2010-2011 Ebunoluwa Abikoye, Robert K. Horsley, Jonathan W. Pollock, Swetha Sabu, Hasan Syed
  • 2009-2010 Swetha Sabu
  • 2008-2009 Sheryl Christy, Miriam Medhkour, Bhavna Patel
  • 2007-2008 Joseph Briguglio
  • 2006-2007 David Mitchell
  • 2005-2006 Delin Wang
  • 2004-2005 Tareisha L. Dunlap
  • 2003-2004 Helen Acebey, Gustavo Gomez, Veronica Lynn, David A. Mullen
  • 2002-2003 Andrew Dilger, Amanda Ziegler, Alaina Ziesemer
  • 2001-2002 Christopher D. Fletcher, Michael A. Liss
  • 2000-2001 Joylynn Sebastian
Dr. James J. Hazdra Scholarship
Dr. James J. Hazdra, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1961-1990.
  • 2013 Rabia Choudry, Joseph Cruz, Dana Mourad, Sarah Younis
  • 2011-2012 Rabia Choudry, Dana Mourad, Sarah Younis
  • 2008 Mohammed M. Ali, Karli L. Breyer, Matthew D. Ekhoff
  • 2007 Matthew D. Ekhorr, Hanzla H. Quraishi
  • 2006 Matthew D. Ekhoff, Hanzla H. Quraishi
  • 2005 Hanzla H. Quraishi, Nathaniel T. Rebeck
  • 2004 Marcella Frustaci, Gustavo Gomez, Theresa M. Harkey, Hanzla H. Quraishi, Nathanial T. Rebeck, Ashley S. Rizzo
  • 2003 Iva Cela
  • 2002 Gustavo Gomez, Ashley S. Rink
  • 1999 Steven Lafser
  • 1998 Steven M. Lorne
  • 1997 Lee A. Smith
  • 1995 Gina Barbeua
  • 1994 Julie Wysocki
  • 1993 Kimberly Bardachowski
  • 1992 Adam P. Beck
  • 1991 Michael A. Sajdak
The Gregory A. Snoke Memorial Scholarship
   
The student being awarded this scholarship must be full-time and majoring in Chemistry. Major: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Biochemistry/Molecular Biology.
  • 2015-2016 Sarah Zarnowski
  • 2014-2015 John Doherty
  • 2013-2014 Sondos Masoud
  • 2012-2013 Amanda R. Stac
  • 2011-2012 Nebeelah Kauser
  • 2010 Daniel Furnari
  • 2009 Daniel Furnari
  • 2008 Mary S. Duggan
  • 2007 Sahar Karimi
  • 2006 Kiera Vizza
  • 2005 Ghada K. Adhami
  • 2004 Gustavo Gomez
  • 2003 Genica Zdener
  • 2002 Candace Cieszynski
  • 2001 Coleen P. McNicholas
  • 2000 Gail A. Creagan
  • 1999 Ginger Swiderski
  • 1999 Audris Rubas
  • 1998 Michael C. Puljung
  • 1996 Jessica C. Pahler
  • 1995 Daryl J. Mortenson
  • 1994 Jennifer Harnisch
  • 1993 Stephen T. Scherrer
  • 1992 Constance S. Cassidy
  • 1991 Craig A. Wlodorek
  • 1989 Robert J. Turner
  • 1989 Walter P. Jeske
  • 1988 Eric J. Allain
  • 1987 Joanne I. Billings
  • 1986 David Slinkman
  • 1985 Vikki J. Vlastnik
  • 1984 Alexander J. Ghanayem
  • 1983 Anthony Bell
  • 1982 William J. Checovich
  • 1981 Mark D. Anderson
  • 1980 George A. Ganzer
  • 1979 Stephen P. Howard
  • 1978 Stephen F. Staten
  • 1977 Terrence J. Bugno
  • 1976 Earl S. Chase
  • 1975 Donna Przepiorka
  • 1974 John M. Clemens
  • 1973 Jerome J. Skurka
  • 1972 Gary G. Sladek
  • 1971 John A. Kozisek
The Harold and Louise Kittel Memorial Scholarship
This primary purpose of this endowment is to establish, and maintain in perpetuity, an undergraduate scholarship to financially assist and recognize a qualified student, of demonstrated financial need, who is enrolled in a full-time academic program and who has declared a major in Mathematics. Student must be a junior or senior when the receiving the scholarship. Financial need may be considered. Major: Mathematics
  • 2015-2016 Rachel Nicinski
  • 2014-2015 Maryam Zafar
  • 2013-2014 Xinwei Chen
  • 2012-2013 Bohdan Knomtchouk
  • 2009-2010 Michael A. Whitley
  • 2008-2009 Nicolas Meyer
  • 2007-2008 Bradley Callard
  • 2006-2007 Bradley Callard
  • 2005-2006 Bradley Callard
  • 2004-2005 Patrick Shanahan
  • 2003-2004 Ryan Flood
  • 2002-2003 Andrew C. Baisden
  • 2001-2002 Andrew C. Baisden
The Mtanis and Ajia Haddad Memorial Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
This scholarship was established to financially assist and recognize a qualified student who has declared a major within the College of Science, specifically in the discipline of Biology or Chemistry. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Major: Biology; Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Biochemistry
The Norman A. Frigerio Memorial Scholarship
   
This scholarship is for freshmen (will be sophomores when the award is applied) who have declared a Chemistry/Biochemistry major and who demonstrates the ability to achieve success as a creative scientist. Major: Chemistry; Biochemistry
  • 2015-2016 Sarah Zarnowski
  • 2014-2015 Joseph Cruz
  • 2013-2014 Craig J. Dellaposta
  • 2012-2013 Eryn E. Pondo
  • 2010-2011 Joey Hua
  • 2009-2010 Robert K. Horsley
  • 2007-2008 Asif Kamal
  • 2005-2006 Kiera Vizza
  • 2004-2005 Janet M. Scardino
  • 2003-2004 Brian R. Poustinchian
  • 2002-2003 Holly L. Heitzman
  • 2001-2002 Amanda J. Ziegler
  • 2000-2001 Iva Cela
  • 1998-1999 Kimberly Dittmar
  • 1997-1998 Tiffiney Smith
  • 1996-1997 Rebekah J. Duderstadt, Ginger M. Swiderski
  • 1995-1996 Ranna Tabrizi
  • 1994-1995 Robert J. Otis
  • 1993-1994 Hiam Mannad, Jessica C. Pahler
  • 1992-1993 Daryl J. Mortensen
  • 1991-1992 Jennifer A. Harnisch, Aneta Paniczko
  • 1990-1991 Thomas E. Cullen, Patrick Hallihan
  • 1989-1990 Jennifer L. Mokos, Harvinder K. Sandhu
  • 1988-1989 Joseph A. Schultz
  • 1987-1988 Michelle R. Appel, James M. Ridgeway
  • 1986-1987 Victoria L. DiTella, Robert J. Turner
  • 1985-1986 Eric J. Allain, Theresa M. Kristopaitis
  • 1984-1985 Richard Anderson, Anita Peters
The Paul and Ann Skvarla, and Fr. Norbert Skvarla Memorial
This scholarship is for junior or senior students with financial need who have declared a major in the discipline of the Natural Sciences with a preference to Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry. The student must have the intention to continue his/her education to become a licensed Doctor of Dentistry. Financial need will be considered. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Major: Biology; Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Biochemistry
The PPG Industries Foundation/J. Earl Burrell Scholarship Fund
Awarded to science majors displaying scientific merit.  This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the sciences of Biology or Chemistry. Major: Declared major within the College of Science.
  • 2016-2017 Jennifer Fedor
  • 2015-2016 Kristin Kubelsky
  • 2014-2015 Zakaria Malik, Arjun Patel
  • 2013-2014 Taylor E. Devich, Eryn E. Pondo
  • 2011-2012 Quoc Anh Huynh, Joey Hua
  • 2011-2012 Faiza Latif Choudhry
  • 2010-2011 Ankit Parikh, Tayaba Azher
  • 2009-2010 Jason Hulen
  • 2008-2009 Fadi K. Shihadeh
  • 2007-2008 Angela A. Peverly
  • 2006-2007 Katarzyna C. Pituch
  • 2004-2005 Bridget S. Banach
  • 2003-2004 Genica S. Zdenek
  • 2002-2003 Colleen P. McNicholas
  • 2002-2003 Swetha Duggirala
  • 2000-2001 Reshma L. Relvani
  • 2000-2001 Deena G. Raval
  • 2000-2001 Michael A. Liss
The Raize Software Endowed Scholarship in Computer Science
This scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming senior enrolled in a full-time academic degree program with a declared major in Computer Science. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Computer Science
The Rev. Paul Tsi Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics
This scholarship provides several promising students majoring in Mathematics with scholarship awards. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Mathematics
  • 2015-2016 Matthew Gilsdorf, Rachel Nicinski, Andrew Nordbye
  • 2014-2015 Xinwei Chen, Kristopher Rosemann
  • 2013-2014 Kayla Buchen, Xinwei Chen, Trisha Russo, Mason Williams
  • 2012-2013 Miranda Henderson, Bohdan Khomtchouk, Natalia Poniqtowska, Areej Reaz
  • 2011-2012 Reema Khatri, Bohdan Khomtchouk, Edward Price
  • 2010-2011 Jared Gustafson, Michael L. Mutersbaugh, Edward Price
  • 2009-2010 Patrick Meadors, Michael L. Mutersbaugh, Dan Reusz, Michael A. Whitley
  • 2008-2009 Katherine Cihak, Jeffrey Herning, Patrick Meadors, Nicolas Meyer, Brett Olson, Peter Sgarbossa
  • 2007-2008 Bradley Callard, Jeffrey Herning, Musil Shihadeh, Debra Witczak
  • 2006-2007 Bradley Callard, Musil Shihadeh, Jennifer Muskovin, Mingjie Yang, Debra Witczak
  • 2005-2006 Shakil Hafiz, Pablo Marquez, Jennifer Muskovin, Debra Witczak
  • 2004-2005 Candace Cieszynski, Gigi Goryl, Lyle Kastler, Patrick Shanahan
  • 2003-2004 Erica Andrews, Nicholas Ciotola, Anthony DeLegge, Matthew Koch
  • 2002-2003 Erica L. Andrews, Katharine A. Curtis, Colleen A. Powers, Tara Jo Rueter
  • 2001-2002 Erica L. Andrews, Matthew T. Koch, Steven Lafser, Colleen A. Powers
  • 2000-2001 Wendy L. Corp, Peter W. Legris, Rachel F. McReynold
  • 1999-2000 Wendy L. Corp
  • 1998-1999 Julie E. Deroche
UST Scholarship for Minority Science Students
This scholarship is to be awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior minority students majoring in the sciences or engineering. Academic honors, award recognition and on/off campus involvement and activities will be considered. Financial Need may be considered. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: Declared major in the College of Science; Engineering
William A. Raveret Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship was established to help a student majoring in Chemistry. Major: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Biochemistry/Molecular Biology. "Rewarding students majoring in chemistry showing potential for future success in the field"
  • 2016-2017 Ryanne Ehrman
  • 2015-2016 Raven Willis
  • 2014-2015 Eryn Pondo
  • 2013-2014 John A. Doherty, III
  • 2012-2013 Uzma Arif
  • 2011-2012 Nebellah I. Kauser
  • 2009-2010 Shannon Arora
  • 2008-2009 Nicholas C. Dobes
  • 2007-2008 Nicholas C. Dobes
William Randolph Hearst Endowment Minority Science Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a minority student majoring in the sciences, who is interested in the research field or medical school. Student must be in the Pre-med program of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Major: In a Pre-Med program

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