We invite University of Maryland physics majors to apply to the scholarships listed below. The Physics Department is grateful to the generous donors for supporting the financial need and academic achievements of our physics majors. 

Applications are now open for our spring 2021 Physics Department Undergraduate Scholarships. 

Physics Department Scholarships

Applying for scholarships is an excellent opportunity to help fund your education and increase your involvement in the physics community. To apply, please complete this application by January 11, 2021

  • The Angelo Bardasis Scholarship for physics undergraduates, in memory of Angelo Bardasis, based on need and academic merit. Available to current students and accepted incoming freshman physics majors

  • The Joseph Helfand Memorial Scholarship in Physics for a junior physics major, based on need and academic merit

  • The Professor William M. MacDonald Physics Scholarship for a senior physics major, based on need and academic merit

  • The Jerry B. Marion Award for a graduating senior dedicated to teaching

  • The Physics Scholarship & Award Fund based on outstanding academic performance

  • The John S. Toll Prize in Physics, merit-based prizes for undergraduate students in the Department of Physics

  • The James B. Langworthy Undergraduate Scholarship in Physics, annual merit scholarships for physics majors

  • The Professor Elliott W. Montroll Fund provides merit-based support for physics majors participating in experimental or theoretical physics research
Physics Bardasis Endowment Fellowship

The Physics Bardasis Endowment Fellowship program is intended for current sophomore, junior, and senior physics majors. The program is designed to foster community and support students who are passionate about physics.  In addition to providing financial support, the fellowship provides academic, mentoring, and community support. Fellows participate in a semester-long seminar and related activities to facilitate their success in physics at the University of Maryland.  For questions, please contact program directors, Donna Hammer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Tom Gleason (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). To apply, please complete this application by January 11, 2021.