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Physics Funds

Total funds:8

Physics Department General Fund

The Physics General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Physics Department.

Physics Alumni Scholarship

This endowment was established with support of alumni and friends of the Department of Physics to provide scholarship support to physics majors. Competition is open to all students who have been conditionally admitted to Illinois State University as physics majors.

Physics Student Excellence Fund

The Physics Student Excellence Fund (previously Women in Physics Scholarship) provides financial support in the form of scholarships, professional development, or research funds for students majoring in Physics.

Robert C. Shears Endowment

The Robert C. Shears Endowment provides scholarship support for a Physics student enrolled in good standing at ISU, who has earned a minimum of 30 credit hours. Preference is given to students with demonstrated interest in energy and/or environmental issues.

George Skadron Computational Physics Fund

The George Skadron Computational Physics Fund was established in 1997 in honor of the retirement of George Skadron through gifts from colleagues and friends. The fund directly supports undergraduate physics majors, primarily in the computer physics sequence, through three awards: research, classroom achievement, and service, as well as one ...

Additionally Supports: Skadron Computational Physics Award for Class Achievement, Skadron Computational Physics Award for Research, Skadron Computational Physics Award for Service, Skadron Prize

Harold J. Born Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Harold J. Born Memorial Scholarship Fund was created to attract high school seniors who desire to pursue a career in physics. Students must meet the following criteria: be 1) enrolled as a Physics major. and 2) an incoming Freshman. This scholarship is renewable for one additional year, provided the student remains a physics major and ...

James and Deborah Riggs Scholarship in Physics

Provide an annual scholarship for a Physics major. Scholarship will be awarded as a one-time award.

Michael F. Canney Endowed Scholarship in Science

The Michael F. Canney Endowed Scholarship in Science was established in 2004 by Michael F. Canney, who earned a bachelor's degree in physics from Illinois State University in 1984. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in physics.

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