High School Chemistry Scholarship


About the Scholarship

The High School Chemistry Scholarship is both an individual scholarship and a team. The top scoring student receives a monetary scholarship and the top scoring school receives the National Championship Trophy.

This online quiz competition is based on a standard high school chemistry curriculum as listed below.

~A Perfect Way to Prepare for the AP Chemistry Exam~


Eligibility

All U.S. high school students


Award(s)

  • 1st place State Championship Round – $250 scholarship
  • Trophy for the highest scoring team in the National Championship Round

How it Works

*Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes.Chemistry

  • There are four Challenge Round quiz during the months of August, September, October and November.
  • The top 5 students at each school are advanced to the State Championship quiz (scholarship awarded).
  • The top school from each state is advanced to the National Championship quiz.
  • The highest scoring school/team receives the National Championship trophy.


Quiz Dates

Fall Challenge Rounds:
  • Quiz 1: 8/16/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Atoms, Elements, Matter, Measurement & Problem Solving (Cheat Sheet)
  • Quiz 2: 9/1/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Molecules, Compounds, Chemical Equations & Stoichiometry
    (Cheat Sheet)
  • Quiz 3: 10/1/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Chemical Quantities, Aqueous Reactions & Thermodynamics (Cheat Sheet)
  • Quiz 4: 11/1/2015 – 11/29/2015 – Thermodynamics, Kinetics & Chemical Equilibrium (Cheat Sheet)

 

  • State Championship Round: 12/2/2015 – 12/4/2015 Cumulative Quiz
  • National Championship Round: 12/9/2015 – 12/11/2015 Cumulative Quiz
Winter Challenge Rounds:
  • Quiz 1: 1/1/2016 – 4/29/2016 – The Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom & Periodic Properties of the Elements
  • Quiz 2: 2/1/2016 – 4/29/2016 – Valance Bond Theory & Chemical Bonding: Lewis Theory, Molecular Shapes
  • Quiz 3: 3/1/2016 – 4/29/2016 – Gases, Liquids & Solids
  • Quiz 4: 4/1/2016 – 4/29/2016 – Nuclear Chemistry
  • State Championship Round: 5/4/2016 – 5/6/2016 Cumulative Quiz
  • National Championship Round: 5/11/2016 – 5/13/2016 Cumulative Quiz

Quiz Details

  • To participate, you must register with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation at www.cksf.org.
  • For all CKSF scholarship quizzes, 500 points are awarded for each correct answer and one point is deducted for each second taken to complete a question.
  • The scholarship is awarded to the top scoring student at the end of the State Championship Round
  • Results are available immediately to each participant and the overall ranking is available within three hours under the “Results” tab at www.cksf.org.

 

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