Information and Forms

Information and Forms


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An application form for the O'Hara Institute is also available in:

A letter of recommendation from a chemistry teacher or, if that is not possible, from another science teacher is also required. The letter should address your study habits, work ethic and aptitude for college-level work in chemistry. Please have the letter sent to:


Dr. Scott Boegeman, Director
chemistry@udallas.edu
O'Hara Chemical Sciences Institute
Chemistry Department
University of Dallas
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas 75062-4736


 Early in April, the Chemistry Department faculty will select and notify the scholarship finalists and alternates. The finalists will have until May 1 to accept and confirm their admission to the Institute. Alternates will then be notified if any positions remain open. The maximum number of O'Hara Institute scholarships is 20.


 Important Points

  1. The deadline for the submission of a completed application is April 1. Only students who have been accepted for admission to UD will be eligible to attend the Institute.
  2. This is a competitive program. Only 20 scholarships are awarded. Submission of an application does not guarantee admission. Accepted students will be notified the first week in April and have until May 1 to accept the scholarship.
  3. The O'Hara Scholarships are for new students who will attend the University of Dallas in the fall. Students receive credit for General Chemistry after the completion of at least one semester at the University of Dallas.
  4. Scholarship students are required to live on campus.

 

 

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