Resources and Opportunities

With its sophisticated instruments, excellent facilities, and multitude of funding and research opportunities, the chemistry department at Bowdoin encourages students to further their study of chemistry.

Fellowships and Research

There are a variety of different research awards, fellowships, and grants available to chemistry students interested in conducting research in various fields. Students can either choose to pursue independent on-campus research projects with the assistance of faculty members or participate in intensive research opportunities offered by external institutions and organizations.


The department maintains a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art instrumentation that is kept up-to-date and maintained by our instrument support technician, who also provides training on all instruments.