Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate Student Awards

The department of chemistry recognizes outstanding achievements made by our graduate students. Exceptional students are nominated annually by the chemistry faculty for the following awards:

The Dumbach Award for Excellence in Chemistry: This award consists of receiving a medallion, and having your name added to the archived list of prior awardees. Nominees for this award must have demonstrated superior research activity and excellent scholarly achievement.

Best Teaching Assistant Award: This award consists of receiving a certificate and a $500.00 check. To be considered for this award, nominees must receive high marks on their student evaluations in addition to receiving a nomination from their direct supervisor.

Awards are presented each August at the annual Graduate Student Program Orientation Reception.