The BASF/Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 to honor the life of a former BASF employee, Alfred L. Chisholm, who served as a leader in his community, and who was instrumental in raising thousands of dollars to assist students pursuing a college degree.
The scholarship is available to undergraduate sophomore, junior and senior students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Due to the active participation of the BASF's African American Employees Resource Group (AAEG), their relatives or sponsored students are strongly encouraged to apply.
In addition, due to the BASF's commitment to and relationship BASF with North Carolina A&T State University and Southern University and A&M College, students attending these institutions are also strongly encouraged to apply.
To be fully considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete the online application and upload all required documents no later than March 31, 2021.
1. Two letters of recommendation: (1) from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's academic abilities and (1) from a civic or community leader.
2. A Personal Essay using no more than 250 words. For details, please go to the essay section of the application.
3. A copy of applicant's most recent Official Transcript.
Note: If you have relatives employed by BASF, please provide their information in the respective fields provided in the application form. If you are being sponsored by a BASF employee, please upload the completed BASF Sponsorship Form with your application.
Applicants meeting all criteria will be forwarded to the BASF AAEG Scholarship Committee for review. Selected applicants will receive awards ranging from $2,500 for the 2020-21 Academic Year. Individual award amounts will be based on need and criteria-based ranking based on application requirements.
First time users or applicants must register or create a profile before they complete the application.
Please email William Dunham if you have questions about the application forms.