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Undergraduate Awards & Organizations

UG Award Ceremony 

Undergraduate Student Award Opportunities

Departmental Awards:

Undergraduate students have several opportunities to win awards and summer fellowships from the Department of Chemistry. Click here to view the student award and fellowship recipients. 

Information on how to apply for any of the summer research fellowships will be sent out to the Chemistry Undergraduate listserv near the end of the Fall semester. Be on the lookout!

University Awards:

Distinction in Research and Creative Work - Department of Chemistry

The Distinction in Research and Creative Work is a University award for select undergraduates, granted at commencement, which appears on the transcript and diploma. Students must apply within their department or program to be considered for the award and the application must be supported by a letter from a faculty member. Applicants must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.30 in courses completed at Rice.

Further information and application process can be found on the Distinction in Research and Creative Work in Chemistry page.


American Chemical Society - Student Affiliates

Students can become an American Chemical Society Student Affiliate through participation in the Owlchemy Club. 

See more at: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/college/studentaffiliates.html

Owlchemy 2013

Owlchemy Club

The mission of the Owlchemy Club is to promote the study and enjoyment of chemistry throughout Rice University and the Houston community. The members seek to promote general awareness and enjoyment of all things chemistry and to provide a support network and source of companionship for those studying chemistry and fields related to chemistry. Members perform chemistry demonstrations at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and local schools.