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Rosalie Reynolds Memorial Scholarship Fund

This endowed scholarship fund has been established to honor the life and memory of Rosalie Dean Reynolds, the first woman granted tenure in the Department and a member of its faculty from 1961 to 1981. It has been established in honor of her long service to the University and to the Department, and in recognition of her devotion to the profession of teaching. 

The Rosalie Reynolds Memorial Teaching Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior in the chemistry teacher certification program.  The recipient will be selected by committee.  There is no application.

Van Acker-Duminy-Kovarik Scholarship Fund

Isabelle Duminy-Kovarik graduated from NIU with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1980 and a Master of Science in Education degree in Secondary Education in 1987. This endowed scholarship fund has been established in memory of her parents, who instilled in her a great regard and high value for education.

This Scholarship is awarded to an incoming undergraduate student.  Preference will be given to females planning to pursue inorganic chemistry and/or teaching.  The scholarship is selected by committee.  There is no application.