Edward T. and Karen A. Bramlitt Endowed Graduate Scholarship

The Bramlitt Endowed Graduate Scholarship was established to recruit and attract highly qualified individuals to pursue graduate education in chemistry or biochemistry at the University of Arkansas.


  • The Bramlitt Scholarship funds master’s students for a maximum of two years and doctoral students for a maximum of four years.
  • The scholarship is paid in equal increments at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.
  • A limited number of scholarships are awarded based on available funding.
  • This scholarship can be combined with additional sources of funding in accordance with university policy.

Eligibility, Terms and Conditions

  • Recipients must be pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry at the time the scholarship begins.
  • Preference is given to graduate students who are members of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
  • Recipients must be admitted to the University of Arkansas by the time the scholarship begins.
  • Funds may be used for costs related to the student’s graduate study including but not limited to equipment, software, travel, tuition, and fees not paid by other sources.
  • Recipients must make satisfactory degree progress to continue receiving the award.

Application and Deadlines

Begin Scholarship Application

Please submit the online application to the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Program Support by the deadline of the term in which the scholarship should begin.

  • May 15 for fall term
  • October 1 for spring term

A complete application consists of:

  • A copy of the student’s resume or CV
  • A two-page description of the proposed research program
  • A memo of support from your proposed advisor.
  • Copies of all the student’s transcripts
  • Proof of membership in the American Chemical Society if the student is a member

Applications will be reviewed by the Dean of GSIE or his or her designee(s) in consultation with the Department Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The student will be notified by email of the decision approximately 3-4 weeks after the submission deadline.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Program Support, GEAR 213, at gradfunding@uark.edu, or at 479-575-5869.

This award is made possible through the generous support of Edward T. Bramlitt (PhD 1963) and Karen A. Bramlitt.