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 African American Employees Resource Group (AAEG), their relatives or sponsored students are strongly urged to apply.
In addition, due to the commitment to and relationship BASF has with North Carolina A&T State University and Southern University and A&M College, students attending these institutions are also encouraged to apply.
To be fully considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete the online application and upload the following application materials to the online application no later than December 13, 2015.
1.Two letters of recommendation: one from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's academic abilities and another from a civic or community leader.
2. No more than 250 word essay. For details, please go to the essay section of the application.
3. Most recent official transcript.
4. If you have relatives employed by BASF Corporation, please provide their information in the fields provided inside the application form. If sponsored by BASF Corporation employee, please upload the completed form with your application.
Applicants meeting all criteria will be forwarded to the BASF Corporation AAEG Al Chisholm Scholarship Committee for final selection. Selected applicants will receive up to $2,000 need-based scholarship award in the spring 2016.
Please email Girmu Habte if you have questions about the application forms.