Alumni and friends of the department increase the quality of studies and research in chemistry immensely through donations and the establishment of endowed funds. Your contribution to the Chemistry Department will help our faculty members provide the best learning experience for our students. Funding priorities include instrumentation, undergraduate summer research fellowships, and other scholarships.
You may contribute on-line with your credit card, using our secure web server. Through this link, the contribution form will be preset to direct your gift to the general academic fund for the Chemistry Department, which is a General Academic Fund (# 2967) that supports student and faculty needs directly. Additional designated funds are:
Chemistry Summer Research Fund (# 4953)
This fund provides summer research support for students and/or faculty in the Chemistry Department.
Alfred Armstrong Memorial Fund (# 2020)
This fund was established in 1996 in honor of long-time faculty member, Alfred Armstrong, who began his relationship with the department as an undergraduate student in the 1920s. Donations to this fund may be used to benefit Chemistry in a number of ways, including the purchase of laboratory equipment, support for student summer research, travel to conferences as well as departmental publications.
Kranbuehl-Thompson Graduate Fellowship Fund (# 3188)
Contributions to this fund support supplemental fellowships offered annually to one new and one continuing Chemistry graduate student with exceptional professional promise who have not received any other supplemental funding.