Analytical Chemistry

Analytical chemistry studies and uses instruments and methods used to separate, identify, and quantify matter. In practice, separation, identification or quantification may constitute the entire analysis or be combined with another method. Separation isolates analytes. Qualitative analysis identifies analytes, while quantitative analysis determines the numerical amount or concentration.

Analytical chemistry consists of classical, wet chemical methods and modern, instrumental methods. Classical qualitative methods use separations such as precipitation, extraction, and distillation. Identification may be based on differences in color, odor, melting point, boiling point, radioactivity or reactivity. Classical quantitative analysis uses mass or volume changes to quantify amount. Instrumental methods may be used to separate samples using chromatography, electrophoresis or field flow fractionation. Then qualitative and quantitative analysis can be performed, often with the same instrument and may use light interaction, heat interaction, electric fields or magnetic fields. Often the same instrument can separate, identify and quantify an analyte.

Analytical chemistry is also focused on improvements in experimental design, chemometrics, and the creation of new measurement tools. Analytical chemistry has broad applications to forensics, medicine, science and engineering.

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Illinois Institute of Technology

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Iowa State University

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St Philip's College

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Scholarships for Analytical Chemistry Majors

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Johnson and Johnson Scholars Award Program

Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products Company

$150,000 September 30, 2022 See Details
 

Johnson and Johnson Scholars Award Program

Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products Company

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$150,000

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September 30, 2022
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Churchill Scholarship

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States

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Churchill Scholarship

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States

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Up to $65,000

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November 02, 2022
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Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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SMART Scholarship

United States Department of Defense (DoD)

Up to $38,000 December 01, 2022 See Details
 

SMART Scholarship

United States Department of Defense (DoD)

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Up to $38,000

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December 01, 2022
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UCF Astronaut Scholarship

University of Central Florida (UCF)

Up to $15,000 March 02, 2023 See Details
 

UCF Astronaut Scholarship

University of Central Florida (UCF)

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Up to $15,000

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March 02, 2023
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Sturgis Fellowship

University of Arkansas

$12,500 February 01, 2023 See Details
 

Sturgis Fellowship

University of Arkansas

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$12,500

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February 01, 2023
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President's Scholarship - Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan University

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Texas Wesleyan University

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SOLV Energy Women in Solar Scholarship

Solar Energy International (SEI)

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SOLV Energy Women in Solar Scholarship

Solar Energy International (SEI)

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ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society (ACS)

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ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society (ACS)

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Stantec Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$10,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

Stantec Scholarship

American Water Works Association

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$10,000

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December 20, 2022
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