Charles E. Coates’ legacy of dedication to graduate study has been preserved over the years by the commitment, achievement, and high caliber of each class of graduate students. Their achievements could not be realized without the assistance of the Charles E. Coates Memorial Fund, established in 1964 in memory of Dr. Charles E. Coates. During his tenure, he served as head of the Department of Chemistry, dean of the Audubon Sugar School, and chair of the Graduate Division.
The Coates Fund assists full-time chemical engineering, chemistry, and physics & astronomy doctoral students in their research endeavors through four awards: outstanding dissertation, conference travel, research travel, and scholar research.
Please click on the following links to apply for the Coates Awards: