College Scholarships for Physics Majors

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Deadline
April 3
Amount
Up to $4,000
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  • Offered by
    American Council of Independent Laboratories
    1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20006-1633
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or higher attending a four-year university or graduate school program and must major in physics, chemistry, engineering, geology, biology or environmental science. In addition to the applications, applicants should submit resumes, two recommendation letters, transcripts and any information about other scholarships received.
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  • Offered by
    Association on American Indian Affairs
    Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
    966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American graduates of a UNCF member college with a science-related degree pursuing a graduate degree in science. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
December 1
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
February 17
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Society of Physics Students
    One Physics Ellipse
    College Park, MD 20740
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be physics majors, be members of SPS and demonstrate scholarly achievement and financial need.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
July 15
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Varies
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  • Offered by
    Women In Defense
    HORIZONS Foundation
    c/o National Defense Industrial Association
    2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
    Arlington, VA 22201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full- or part-time female students at an accredited university or college and must have reached at least junior level status. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in a career related to national security and defense, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science or economics.
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  • Offered by
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    The United Negro College Fund
    Scholarships and Grants Administration
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students. They must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a mathematics, chemistry, physics or engineering degree program at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning located in the U.S. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time students. High school seniors and undergraduate students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
Up to $10,000
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Varies
Amount
$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
January
Amount
$5,000 plus travel money to AWWA conference
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Water Works Association
    6666 W. Quincy Avenue
    Denver, CO 80235-3098
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must display a strong interest in water infrastructure and sustainability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. This is a one-time award. The award will be presented at the AWWA conference.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
Up to 50% of tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    Sons of Norway Foundation
    1455 West Lake Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be females who are between the ages of 17 and 35 at the time of application submission. They must be members, the daughters of members or the granddaughters of members of Sons of Norway. They must be full-time undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of coursework within their declared major and must be majoring in chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. They must have an ACT score of 26 or higher or an SAT score of 1800 or higher (including a math score of 600 or higher). Selection is based on academic potential, stated career goals and recommendations.
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  • Offered by
    NOAA Educational Partnership Program
    1315 East-West Highway
    Room 10703
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
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Deadline
February 17
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Society of Physics Students
    One Physics Ellipse
    College Park, MD 20740
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of SPS. Students must have finished at least one semester or quarter of the introductory physics sequence and must be registered in the appropriate subsequent physics classes.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Denver Foundation
    55 Madison
    8th Floor
    Denver, CO 80206
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating seniors at a Colorado high school who have a 3.75 or higher GPA and have completed college preparatory coursework.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Chemical Society
    1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer science, mechanical engineering, physics or any other subject that is related to the rubber industry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 20
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$500-$14,000
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  • Offered by
    Society of Exploration Geophysicists
    Scholarship Committee
    SEG Foundation
    P.O. Box 702740
    Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must intend to pursue a career in exploration geophysics. Applicants must also be one of the following: A high school student with above average grades planning to enter college the next fall term, an undergraduate whose grades are above average or a graduate student pursuing a career in exploration geophysics in operations, teaching or research.
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Deadline
December 7
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
February 17
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Society of Physics Students
    One Physics Ellipse
    College Park, MD 20740
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of SPS and intend to pursue a career in teaching physics. Students must be undergraduate physics majors at least in their junior year of study at the time of application.
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Deadline
February 17
Amount
$2,000-$5,000
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an active amateur radio license. Students must be enrolled in a four-year college or university. Preference will be given to students in the top 10 percent of their class and those who have participated in community service and local amateur radio clubs.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$4,000
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Deadline
February 17
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Varies
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and be planning to attend a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
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Deadline
November 5
Amount
$500-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Explorers Club
    46 E. 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must provide a three-page explanation of their project, be high school or college students and be U.S. residents. The grants allow students to conduct field research in the natural sciences under the supervision of a qualified scientist or institution.
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