The J. Irvin and Norma K. Swigart Endowed Scholarship for the Department of Physics & Astronomy

Multiple scholarships for graduate students in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. Preference will be given for students engaged in research. The scholarship provides a $2,000 award to the student, $1,000 for travel support for presenting at a relevant conference, and up to $2,000 to support the student’s RA or TA stipend. Exceptional undergraduate students may be considered.

up to $5,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. What year in college will you be in for the next academic year?
  2. What is your expected date of graduation?
  3. Please upload a one- to two-page personal statement. Your personal statement may include information such as: motivation for majoring in Physics & Astronomy, career goals, why you are applying to the scholarship, pertinent scholarly accomplishments, extracurricular activities, leadership positions, community service, employment & hours worked per week, etc.
  4. Please upload an unofficial copy of your transcripts from all colleges attended and/or high school transcripts for incoming freshman. If all courses, including transfer courses, show-up on your degree audit, please upload this instead.
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