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Physics & Astronomy

Application procedures may vary.  For additional information or application procedures, contact the department or visit their website: http://csm.jmu.edu/physics/html/scholarships.html

Walter and Martha Curt Physics Scholarships

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:

Established with a gift from the Curt Family Foundation, this account will receive charitable contributions for the purpose of annual scholarships in Physics.

 

J. Robert Gordon Physics Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established by Walter Curt and Raymond & Elizabeth Serway to honor Robert Gordon upon his retirement from the Physics Department. This scholarship is intended to benefit a JMU student who meets one of the following criteria: a) Incoming freshman student with demonstrated aptitude in mathematics and interest in physics, who plans to major in physics, and is considered outstanding, based on high school GPA, SAT scores and other factors considered relevant by the selection committee; b)Returning JMU student who is in good standing with the university, maintains a GPA above 3.0 and continues to major in physics. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Head of the Physics Department in consultation with members of the physics department faculty. The Physics Department Head will see that the Director of Scholarships is notified of the scholarship recipient by April 15 of the enrolling year.
 

Henry W. Leap Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:

A endowed scholarship established in memory of former Physics Department faculty member Henry Leap. Recipients shall be students majoring in physics and selected by a committee appointed by the Department Head.

 

Physics Alumni/Faculty Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:

An endowed scholarship established to award scholarships to students majoring in physics. Recipients shall be selected by a committee appointed by the head of the JMU Physics department.

 

Dr. Raymond A. and Elizabeth A. Serway Physics Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 Information:
An endowed scholarship established by Dr. Raymond A. Serway, Professor of Physics, James Madison University, in conjunction with his publishing company, Saunders College Publishing. Recipients are students majoring in physics, and shall be selected by a committee appointed by the head of the JMU Physics Department.

 

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  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)
   scholarships@jmu.edu
  

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

 

Steven Cox

Assistant Director for Scholarships

Email: coxsn@jmu.edu

 

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu