Purpose of Fund

The Markovich '74-Shutske Chemistry Scholars Fund shall provide scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who are majoring in chemistry and best meet the established criteria.

Award Criteria

  1. Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student
  2. Must have a declared major in chemistry
  3. Must be a citizen of the United States
  4. Must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  5. First-year students must have maintained high academic standards during high school with a minimum grade point average of 3.0; upper class students must have maintained a 3.0 GPA at IUP
  6. Preference will be given to students who have financial need

Application Materials

The application is be due by 4:00 p.m. on October 30, 2020 in the Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, and Engineering Department Main Office, 143 Weyandt Hall. Students should also, where necessary, arrange for letters of recommendation to be sent as soon as possible, so that they arrive in the Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, and Engineering Department Office no later than November 3. For awards that require an interview, Dr. Elcesser will contact the students before Thanksgiving recess.

Minimum Award for 2019-20: $250; multiple awards possible

Markovich-Shutske Scholarship Application

Prior Award Recipients

2017-18: Alexis Roman
2016-17: Kevin Clark, Breanna Damiani, Rebekah Mikeasky