Departmental Awards for Undergraduates

Slideshow of Undergraduate Award Winners

E.G. Clark Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship to a rising senior, with a concentration in physics, who has demonstrated an outstanding aptitude for the study of physics with two letters of recommnedation. Awarded in the spring semester. Please submit your recommendation by March 20, 2015.

Frank Hohl Memorial Physics Award

To be awarded to a physics major in the Spring for excellence in research performed prior to the senior year. Requires one letter of recommendation, typically from the research supervisor. Please submit your recommendation by March 20, 2015.

Don Edward Harrison Jr. Award for Excellence in Physics

To be awarded to the senior(s) with the highest demonstrated achievement in physics. The selection will be made by the undergraduate committee at the end of the fall semester, based on the entire academic record, the preliminary oral and written presentations of the senior research project, and two letters of recommendation. Please submit your recommendation by November 21, 2014.

Alumni Research Prize

To be awarded to the senior(s) with the highest demonstrated achievement in physics research. Performance in classes will not be a criterion. Awarded in the spring semester, funded by the Alumni Association. Requires one letter of recommendation, typically from the research supervisor. Please submit your recommendation by March 20, 2015.

Physics Undergraduate Research Prize

This award is the same as the Alumni Research Prize, but it is awarded by the Physics Department in years when the Alumni Research Prize is not available.