Department of Physics
Moulton Hall 311
Campus Box 4560
Normal, Il 61790-4560
Welcome to the Department of Physics.
Our students are a talented group. This page will give you an idea of the spectrum of awards and scholarships available to Physics Department students at ISU.
There are several merit scholarships open to application by prospective physics majors in any major sequence. For information on Applying for Freshmen Merit Scholarships, click here.
This merit award is designed to assist in th purchase of textbooks. It is open to application by prospective transfer students. For information on Applying for Transfer Student Book Awards, click here.
These awards are given for academic excellence and service and are open to all majors in the Physics department.
This is a senior year scholarship, the highest student honor bestowed by the University. It is based on academic achievement and community service. More Information
This is scholarship (now worth $11,000 per year, renewable) for entering freshmen, the highest awarded by the University. It is renewable annually for four years. More Information
These awardees receive a $2500 scholarship which is annually renewable for four years. The scholarship was discontinued in 2004.
These awardees receive a $5000 scholarship which is annually renewable for four years.
This award is supported by the American Physical Society, the professional society for physicists. It is the highest award for physics research by an undergraduate in the United States. More Information
2012 finalist, Matt Ware
2001 Robert E. Wagner finalist, 1st Place
This competitive scholarship for math and science students is funded by the U.S. Congress. More Information
This scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), is the the highest national award for a student studying to become a high school physics teacher. More Information