BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies and is dependent on funding and the number of qualified applicants.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate award.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.
  5. Must major in biology, business, chemistry, computer science, engineering, finance, law, mathematics, or supply chain management.
  6. Must attend a historically black college or university (HBCU) or a UNCF-member institution. A listing of each is available online.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a relative or sponsor working for the BASF Corporation are eligible for this award. Students must be enrolled in a HBCU/UNCF institute, have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher and be enrolled in an eligible major.

Application requirements for the BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Curriculum vitae/Resume
  • BASF relative/sponsor info
Additional Information: Eligible applicants must have relatives or sponsors employed by BASF Corporation.

Award Amount: Up to $6,000 annually, non-renewable. The recipient may re-apply annually for up to four years, as long as he/she continues to meet the criteria. The award amount will be need-based.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, November 8

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, November 8

Applications are available online from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) website. In order to access the application, the student must create a login using his/her email address and chosen password. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit his/her curriculum vitae/resume; most recent official transcript; a typed two-page, double-spaced personal statement of his/her future career goals as they relate to his/her field of study; and the contact information for two recommenders. The recommenders will be sent a notification using the email address provided by the applicant and asked to upload the letter of recommendation. If the applicant has a relative employed by BASF Corporation, he/she must list the relationship and provide the employee’s contact information. If the applicant is sponsored by a BASF Chemical Company employee, he/she must upload a completed Sponsorship form into the online application. All documents must be uploaded to the online application. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
About United Negro College Fund (UNCF):
Contact Information: Girmu Habte, Relationship Manager
Address: 1805 7th St. N.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20001

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