Programs for Future Graduate Students

PGSEC program participants with graduate student hostsChemistry Opportunities (CHOPs)
Through CHOPs, the Department of Chemistry invites 20-25 highly qualified prospective students to visit campus for an all-expense paid weekend to explore the PhD graduate program in chemistry. Applicants must be college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates who plan to apply to the chemistry PhD graduate program.

Partners for Graduate School Experience in Chemistry (PGSEC)
PGSEC gives college juniors and seniors from selected, primarily undergraduate institutions exposure to graduate school in chemistry. This program is designed for students who might not have previously considered graduate school as a career path.