physics

General Information:

Inquiries:

Student Services Coordinator
Physics Department
215 Robeson Hall
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

 

Award Amounts:

Unspecified

Award Deadlines:

April

H. Y. Loh Award

This award is given annually to one or more graduating seniors in Physics who exemplify excellence in scholarship.  No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship. 

Hugh D. Ussery Scholarship

This scholarhsip is given annually to a rising junior Physics major who exemplifies excellence in scholarhsip and promise for a rewarding career in Physics. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics mjors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Theodore E. Leinhardt Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a Physics major who exempligies excellence in scholarship and departmental service. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Robert P. Hamilton Prize

This prize is given annually to a rising senior who exemplifies excellence in the achievement of high personal and scholarship standards and promise for a career in Physics. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship. 

Daniel C. and Delia F. Grant Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is given (1) to an incoming freshman with preference for a national merit scholarship, which is renewable for three more years if the awardee is a national merit scholar and maintains the minimum of 3.5 GPA, and (2) to an outstanding rising junior or senior, if the second scholarship is not already awarded to a continuing merit scholar. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship. 

Alice Estes Martin Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified physics major who is committed to teaching physics in secondary education. The recipient must be a rising junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7, and is chosen on the basis of (1) evidence of dedication to excellence in the teaching profession and (2) academic achievement. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Frank Leigh Robeson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a Physics major who has demonstrated achievement, personal integrity, extracurricular leadership, community services, and an appreciation of Physics. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship. 

Lubna Ijaz Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a major who has devoted time and effort for services that benefit the physics community. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Diane Hoffman Award

This award is given to an undergraduate for his/her support of the Society of Physics Students. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Webster and Sara Schoene Richardson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a Physics major who exemplifies excellence in scholarhsip and departmental service. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Staples Bishop Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded annually to a Physics major who exemplifies excellence in scholarship and departmental service. Preference is given to U.S. citizens who have achieved sophomore standing. 

Colonel Nelson Carey Brown Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who demonstrates both academic ability (as evidence by the maintenance of at least a 3.0 grade point average) and financial need. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

Robert C. Richardson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a Physics major. Consideration for a recommendation is provided to the Scholarship Awards Committee of Department of Physics. Criteria shall be as broad as possible. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

The Jamie Dunn Award

This award is given to a second-year graduate student who has actively fostered a spirit of goodwill in the department and has demonstrated a deep enthusiasm for physics. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria will be considered for this scholarship.

The Tipsword Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is a one-time award given annually to a Ph.D. candidate whose dissertation research has been established to be in the area of Condensed-matter Physics, Optics, or Statistical Physics. No application form is necessary. All Ph.D. candidates in the area of research identified above are considered for this award.

C.H. Wan Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to a graduate student and/or undergraduate student who exemplifies academic scholarship and active engagement in scholarship process. No application form is necessary. All declared Physics majors meeting the above criteria are considered for this scholarship.