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 Monday, January 22, 2018 (new, revised date). Applicants will learn the results of the selection process by early March.

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