Physics Scholarships and Awards

The physics department has a number of different scholarships and awards which have been endowed by generous alumni and friends of the department. All students in our programs are automatically considered for these awards - no special application is required.

Pendyala Family Award ~$1000 - two awards given, for students demonstrating scholarship, hard work and good performance in University Physics I. For sophomore year - awards given at end of freshman year.

John J. Connelly Physics Peer Recognition Award ~$625, for a student demonstrating scholarship, dedication, and service - chosen by a poll among students. Juniors and seniors eligible.

John J. Connelley Physics Scholarship Incentive Award ~$625, for a student demonstrating scholarship, dedication to their studies, and improvement over time - selected by faculty. Juniors and Seniors eligible.

Hack Arroe Memorial Award ~$700, for a graduating senior demonstrating high aptitude and dedication in the study of physics, who plans on attending graduate school or teach physics.

Physics Department Scholarship Award ~$1000, for a student demonstrating high aptitude and dedication in the study of physics- Juniors and Seniors eligible.

R.R. Maytum Award ~$1200 scholarship for a student excelling in Physics, Juniors and Seniors eligible. Given every third year.

Herbert P. Carlyon Scholarship tuition scholarship, ~$4000, for an outstanding coop-engineering student entering their junior year. Awarded at end of sophomore year.

Cooperative Engineering Award ~$1800 for a coop-engineering student at the end of the third year of the 3-2 program demonstrating outstanding scholarship and dedication.

Phyllis and Laurence Patrie Award for Science Education ~$750 Awarded at the of the Junior year to a Physics Adolescence Education Student for scholarship and dedication. Awarded once every three years.

2016 Awardees and Physics faculty

Physics Department Office

121 Houghton Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3301