Physics and Astronomy Scholarship and Summer Internship

You are encouraged to apply for a Physics and Astronomy Scholarship and/or a Paid Summer Research Internship


Scholarship Amount: $4,000 - $12,000 ($1,000 - $3,000 per year for four years)

Number of Scholarships: up to 10 per year.


Paid Summer Research Amount: $400/week up to 11 weeks, the summer after your freshman year.


Requirements: Incoming physics major; good SAT/ACT scores; personal essay + letter of recommendation.

Notes: You must enter the university as a declared physics or astronomy major in order to receive the scholarship or summer research internship. The summer research internship is contingent upon satisfactory progress in the freshman year towards a physics or astronomy degree. The application (linked to below) allows you to apply to either or both of these opportunities.

The deadline for receiving all application materials is February 7, 2014. You will be apprised of the results of our selection process by early March.



If you are an applicant please click here and fill out the form.

If you are filling out a recommendation please click here and fill out the form.