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Scholarships for Physics Majors

This page contains a few of the scholarships that are available for physics majors at McMurry. If you would like more information, please follow the weblinks or contact the Financial Aid Office.

Ward-Bottom Science Scholarship

An applicant must be from a small (population is less than 25,000) town in Texas, must major in one of the natural sciences, must maintain GPA of at least 3.0 and, as a student, must live on McMurry campus. For more information and to apply, please contact  

Dr. Tikhon Bykov
Department of Physics
McMurry University
McM Station, Box 38
Abilene, TX 79697

Phone: 325-793-4875

Virgil E. Bottom Memorial Scholarship for Physics or Math Majors

For more information, please contact:

Office of Financial Aid
McMurry University
McM Station, Box 908
Abilene, TX 79697

Phone: (325) 793-4713
or (800) 460-2392 Ext: 4713

AAPT Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Physics Teachers

Applications will be accepted at any time and will be considered for recommendation to the Executive Board at the time of each AAPT winter meeting. Applications for which all materials, including letters of recommendation, have been received by the chair on or before December 1 will be considered for recommendation at the immediately following winter meeting of the Executive Board.

Application materials are available online, or may be requested from:

Programs Department
American Association of Physics Teachers
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740

Phone: (301) 209-3344
Fax: (301) 209-0845

(Click "Programs, -> Grants and Scholarships -> Barbara Lotze Scholarship")

APS Minority Scholarships

There are a number of opportunities for minority students majoring in physics. Please see APS web page for details.

 SPS Scholarships
There are a number of scholarship opportunities offered by the Society of Physics Students. Please see SPS web page for details.

  There are multiple additional scholarships offered by McMurry University. You can learn more about these scholarships by contacting McMurry Financial Aid Office.

Links to search Engines to find your own scholarship

A Google gave a list of scholarship search webpages that was too extensive to reproduce here. Please find your own. By doing a search, you can find scholarships that are specific to your background or interests.

Good luck!