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I-CHEM 2021

Event Type
Department of Chemistry
Nov 6, 2021   10:00 am - 2:00 pm  
José G. Andino
Originating Calendar
Chemistry - Department Events

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign extends an invitation to a virtual recruitment event on Saturday, November 6, 2021, for juniors, seniors, postbaccalaureates, and Masters students of color* underrepresented in the chemical sciences. Specifically, the department extends an invitation to those interested in pursuing a PhD in chemistry.  

Participants will learn about the research conducted in the six chemistry areas at Illinois Chemistry: organic, inorganic, physical chemistry, chemical biology, materials, and analytical. They will also be able to network with current graduate students, including meeting with our chemistry faculty.  

The participants will learn about:

  • the fellowships available for underrepresented minorities in the chemical sciences;
  • what constitutes a robust application to Illinois Chemistry;
  • programs that are available to support students of color* during their time at the University of Illinois.

Access an itinerary of the event here: I-ChEM: Illinois Chemistry Experience for Minorities | Chemistry at Illinois.

Applying to the University of Illinois is exciting:

  • as both subject and general GREs are not required for admission into the program;
  • because there are various fellowships available for underrepresented students in chemistry.
* We define students of color to include students who may identify as Black, African-American, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, Latinx, Chicanx, Native American, and multiracial.
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