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LUDO FREVEL Crystallography Scholarship Fund

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WHO ARE SHAPING OUR FUTURE

Tax deductible donations to inspire young crystallographers...

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Thank You! to the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation

for your continued generous support of the Ludo K. Frevel scholarship Fund!

-- Platinum Donor --

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HELP US TO HELP OTHERS

graduate students are emerging science leaders

AND YOU CAN HELP
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161scholarships since 1991

$379,750 since 1991 We Support the education and research program of promising graduate students in crystallography-related fields
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Ludo K. Frevel

A gentleman and scientist

held 60 patents and co-authored 446 technical papers

Ludo joined The Dow Chemical Company Spectroscopy Laboratory in 1936 and until retirement, was one of Dow's top scientists.

Our Recipients

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    Nathalie Audebrand

    December 2014 Highlight

    Nathalie Audebrand

    "I am fully convinced that the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Awards definitely helped me to get my first permanent position at the University and had a tremendous impact on my career."

    1997 and 1998 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Iris Rauda

    November 2014 Highlight

    Iris Rauda

    "I firmly believe that answering questions in science, big or small, is important so that we, as scientists and educators, continue our mission of discovery and knowledge."

    2007 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Can Bayram

    October 2014 Highlight

    Can Bayram

    "I am proud to be a member of the elite Ludo Frevel Scholar Alumni and am thankful for this unique honor and timely financial assistance that helped shape my early career."

    2010 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Dejan-Krešimir Bučar

    September 2014 Highlight

    Dejan-Krešimir Bučar

    "I'll also take the opportunity to stress how important funding opportunities, such as the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship, are to aspiring (chemical) crystallographers. They are truly encouraging, enabling and inspiring!"

    2008 and 2009 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Bo Song

    August 2014 Highlight

    Bo Song

    "The Frevel Scholarship is an affirmation of my effort devoted to the research work, and provided me inspiration to continue to pursue my research interest in powder diffraction."

    2008 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Jeffrey Bertke

    July 2014 Highlight

    Jeffrey Bertke

    "Every day, I use crystallography to aid undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral, and industrial research at one of the top research institutions in the U.S."

    2011 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Cora Lind-Kovacs

    June 2014 Highlight

    Cora Lind-Kovacs

    "Receiving the Frevel Scholarship was a great honor..."

    1999 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    V. Nicholas Vukotic

    May 2014 Highlight

    V. Nicholas Vukotic

    "The value of the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship goes far beyond its monetary amount."

    2011 &2012 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Michael Lufaso

    April 2014 Highlight

    Michael Lufaso

    "I benefited from the scholarship and I hope that other future scholarship awardees will also benefit and continue to use crystallography as part of their research."

    2002 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Shmuel Samuha

    March 2014 Highlight

    Shmuel Samuha

    "I am honored to be one of the recipients of the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship award which greatly assisted my education, research program, and academic career."

    2011 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Gift Mehlana

    February 2014 Highlight

    Gift Mehlana

    "My quest for more knowledge has become reality and I trust this will enhance capacity building and expertise in supramolecular chemistry. Thank you for your generosity."

    2012 and 2014 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Aaron Oakley

    January 2014 Highlight

    Aaron Oakley

    "The Frevel Scholarship helps people when they need it most - at the start of their careers. As such, it fulfills a vital role in the careers of scientists whose research is oriented toward X-ray diffraction."

    1996 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Martin Donakowski

    December 2013 Highlight

    Martin Donakowski

    "My goal is to improve the health and well-being of the community through innovations in energy-efficient and inexpensive semiconductor devices based on abundant materials."

    2013 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More
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    Kenneth Beyerlein

    November 2013 Highlight

    Kenneth Beyerlein

    Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

    "The Frevel Scholarship provided me inspiration to continue to pursue my unique interests in powder diffraction and nanocrystallography."

    2010 Scholarship Program Recipient Read More

Donate to the Fund

  • fawcett Tim Fawcett,ICDD Executive Director

    "Ludo Frevel was an exceptional scientist and visionary. He was passionate about science, crystallography, and all things pertaining to diffraction. The scholarship fund captures this passion by recognizing the works of young scientists in the use and application of crystallography."

  • misture Scott Misture, ICDD Chairman

                                                 "We can all help the future of diffraction and crystallography with our support of the Frevel program and our talented young diffractionists"                                                                                                                                                                         

  • David Taylor David Taylor, ICDD Treasurer

                                                                   "ICDD covers all the administration expense, so every dollar you donate is ring-fenced for student awards."