Scholarships and Research Grants
Up to $400 per semester for freshman and sophomore students and up to $500 per semester for junior and senior students may be awarded to physics majors and minors whose application is selected by the physics faculty.
Application Deadlines: October 1 for spring semester
March 1 for fall semester
Award Notifications: late October for spring semester
late March for fall semester
Physics Summer Research Grants
Students who wish to do summer physics research should provide a written request signed by the supervising professor. The request will specify:
What research will be done
What the research entails
What is to be achieved at the end of the research
When the research will be achieved
What funding will be required
How the result will of the research will be disseminated
The supervising professor’s signature will indicate the submission of the project.
The approval of the project will be indicated by the signature of the department head.
Application Deadline: March 1
Award Notification: late March
The following scholarships are awarded to students as determined by faculty members.
Jane and Lawrence Akers Scholarship: up to $1,000 per academic year
Lebron B. Carver Memorial Scholarship: awarded to worthy students majoring in Geology at UTC
Harry Deuberry Physics Scholarship: up to $700 per academic year awarded to a rising junior or senior physics student
Hoover-Nofsinger Scholarship: awarded to deserving students in the UTC Geology Program
Harriet and Karel Hujer Award: variable amounts awarded to physics majors interested in astronomy, physics, and mathematics
Clarence Jones Prize Scholarship: up to $700 per academic year
Harold Marlowe Scholarship Award: up to $700 per academic year awarded to a successful physics major whose nomination is supported by the department head