UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Physics

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for new and continuing students to recognize students with a high potential for success. Students can also earn money through paid research and other departmental work.

Physics Alumni Scholarship for New Students

The Physics Alumni Scholarship supports incoming freshman that intend to pursue a physics/engineering program at UWRF.

  • The award is for the first year. Award amount and number of awards per year is variable.

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Contact Suruj Seunarine or Earl Blodgett for more information.


Physics Scholarships for Continuing Students

Scholarships are available annually for continuing students who are in a physics or physics/engineering program at UWRF. These scholarships (depending on funds) range from approximately $450 to over $1500 per year.

Curt and Dee Larson Scholarship This scholarship supports an entering junior student with a physics major. 
--Student must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. 
--The student must have at least one year completed toward a physics major with plans to earn a physics major at UWRF.
--Selection of the recipient may be based on financial need, involvement, and service to the Physics Department, the university, and the community. 

Dr. Henry Tranmal Scholarship - Physics This scholarship supports a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student pursuing a degree with major emphasis in physics who plans to continue at UWRF in the physics curriculum. 

Earl G. Albert Memorial Scholarship This scholarship supports an entering sophomore, junior or senior student with a physics major (or science major if no qualified physics student). 
--The student must plan to continue at UWRF and be in good academic standing.
--Additionally, the student must be active in extracurricular activities, including church, community and/or university-based activities. 

Warren and Anna Campbell Endowed Scholarship This scholarship supports a physics major who will be entering their junior year. 
--The student must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 credits per semester) and have demonstrated financial need.
--The scholarship is renewable until graduation if the recipient maintains a physics major and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. 

Apply for ANY of these continuing student scholarships below:

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More scholarships are available to physics students that allow students pursuing other majors to apply (ex: STEM). Additional scholarships are available with specific requirements for coursework from other UWRF departments, or they require residency in a particular area (ex: St. Croix County residents). 
Find these scholarships and apply using the Financial Aid website

Contact Us

Physics Department
physics@uwrf.edu
Phone: 715-425-3235
Fax:  715-425-0652