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Department of Physics Scholarships

CRADDOCK SCHOLARSHIP

Up to nine (9) scholarships are awarded annually to qualified students majoring in Physics, Chemistry, English, or History who are entering Texas State University’s Honors Program.

General Information

  • Freshman applicants must have composite ACT scores of 25 or above or minimum scores of 1150 on the SAT or rank in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class
  • Transfers and Texas State University students may apply if their overall GPA is 3.5 or above
  • Recipients are expected to enroll in at least 15 hours each semester and earn a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Award Amount: Annual award of $1,500

Application Deadline: January 15

Contact: Applications may be obtained from: Dr. Heather Galloway, Director, Texas State University Honors Program

JIM AND ELIZABETH CAMP SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Physics, English, History, Political Science, or the University Honors Program (as long as they have completed at least one Honors Program course) and who plan to receive a bachelor’s degree from Texas State University

General information:

  • Applicants must have junior/senior standing (60 credit hours) and have a GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Recipients are expected to enroll for at least 14 credit hours each semester.
  • Students must reapply for the scholarship every year and must remain a major in one of the four disciplines or be enrolled in the Honors Program.
  • Applications are placed through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships via the General Scholarship Application

Award Amount: Annual award of $1,000

Application Deadline: March 1

ROBERT E. AND FRAN ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available to incoming freshman physics majors with an ACT/SAT 27/1150.

General Information:

  • Renewable for three additional years with a 3.5 GPA
  • Must complete at least 12 hours each semester
  • Required to be making satisfactory progress toward a degree as determined by the Physics Department Scholarship Committee.
  • Applications are placed through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships via the General Scholarship Application

Award Amount: Annual award of $1,000

Application Deadline: March 1

Contact: For additional information, contact the Department of Physics (RF Mitte Technology & Physics Building, 512.245.2131)