Students who enter the University as declared physics are astronomy majors are eligible to apply for Valpo’s scholarship and summer research internship programs.

Physics Scholarship

  • $1,000 – $3,000/year
  • Renewable for four years at Valpo
  • Scholarships are awarded to as many as 10 incoming students each year.

Paid Summer Research Internship

  • $430/week for up to 11 weeks
  • Funds compensate students for a research internship completed the summer after their freshman year.
  • Admission to the internship experience is contingent upon satisfactory progress in the freshman year toward a physics or astronomy degree.
To Apply

Students can apply for either program, or both, using the same application form. Successful applicants must have SAT/ACT scores and submit a personal essay and letter of recommendation.

  • 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.

The application deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Applicants will learn the results of the selection process by early March.

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