Cardinal Chemistry Scholars (C2S) Program

Program Overview

The Cardinal Chemistry Scholars (C 2S) Program includes scholarship money and support systems to help students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry complete their degree and then either find a job or get into a chemistry or biochemistry graduate program (master's or doctorate). Participating students will enroll in a 1-credit seminar course each semester until they graduate. The seminar course will include peer mentoring, career development, academic support and activities such as visits to companies and scientific conferences.


  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Personalized mentoring from peers and faculty
  • Travel to scientific conferences
  • Assistance obtaining research opportunities, admission to graduate programs, and employment
  • Reserved registration for select chemistry courses

Program Requirements

  • Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
  • Applicants should have applied for full-time admission to UIW or be current UIW students
  • Complete Cardinal Chemistry Scholars (C 2S) application
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)* (click to complete FAFSA)
  • Overall GPA 2.8 or higher (82/100 or higher for high school students)*
  • Enroll at UIW as a chemistry or biochemistry major
    *other restrictions may apply


C2S Scholarship Application Form

Note regarding deadline: Applications are accepted anytime and processed on a rolling basis.

For more information, contact Dr. Julian Davis at: or (210) 832-2107.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1741933. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).