UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Physics

Scholarships

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

Physics Alumni Scholarship - New Students

The Physics Alumni Scholarship supports incoming new and transfer students, and continuing physics majors.

  • Award is for the student's 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 students who are in the 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) with a minimum 2.0 GPA. 

--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 is at least an upcoming junior.

--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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There are more scholarships available to physics students that allow students pursuing other majors at UWRF to apply (ex: STEM). 
Finally, there are scholarships with specific coursework requirements from other university departments or scholarships that require residency in a geographic area (ex: St. Croix County). Find all of these scholarships and apply using the Financial Aid website

Contact Us

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

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