Scholarships and Awards

The physics department has a number of different scholarships and awards which have been endowed by generous  alumni and friends of the department. All students in our programs are automatically considered for these awards - no special application is required.

Pendyala Family Award ~$800 - two awards given, for students demonstrating scholarship, hard work and good performance in University Physics I. For sophomore year - awards given at end of freshman year.

John J. Connelly Physics Peer Recognition Award ~$500, for a student demonstrating scholarship, dedication, and service - chosen by a poll among students. Juniors and seniors eligible.

John J. Connelley Physics Scholarship Incentive Award ~$500, for a student demonstrating scholarship, dedication to their studies, and improvement over time - selected by faculty. Juniors and Seniors eligible.

Hack Arroe Memorial Award ~$500, for a graduating senior demonstrating high aptitude and dedication in the study of physics, who plans on attending graduate school or teach physics.

Physics Department Scholarship Award ~$800, for a student demonstrating high aptitude and dedication in the study of physics- Juniors and Seniors eligible.

R.R. Maytum Award ~$1200 scholarship for a student excelling in Physics, Juniors and Seniors eligible. Given every third year.

Herbert P. Carlyon Scholarship tuition scholarship, ~$2500, for an outstanding coop-engineering student entering their junior year. Awarded at end of sophomore year.

Cooperative Engineering Award ~$1000 for a coop-engineering student at the end of the third year of the 3-2 program demonstrating outstanding scholarship and dedication.

Phyllis and Laurence Patrie Award for Science Education ~$750 Awarded at the of the Junior year to a Physics Adolescence Education Student for scholarship and dedication. Awarded once every three years. 

2012 Awardees and Physics Faculty
2012 Awardees and Physics faculty 

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