University of Alberta

Funding for this program is made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. The list below represents individual Awards contributing to the funding available. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship or bursary program listed, or based on the application procedures indicated on the specified program page. Should you be selected as a recipient, you would then be notified as to which individual Award(s) you have received.

Physics

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

APEGA Past Presidents' Medal in Geophysics

Field of Study: Geophysics

Conditions: Awarded to the convocating student who is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident with the highest academic standing in the final year of Geophysics, which must be no less than 3.5. The University withholds the right of not awarding this medal.

Funded by: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

APEGA Scholarship in Geophysics

Field of Study: Geophysics

Conditions: Awarded to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of Honors Geophysics or Specialization in Geophysics. Recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Louis S Crosby Memorial Medal in Physics

Field of Study: Honors Physics (Pure Physics program)

Conditions: Awarded annually to a fourth year Honors Physics (Pure Physics program), student obtaining the highest overall standing, provided that the student has carried a full year's work and obtained a GPA of at least 3.5 in each year.

Funded by: The family of the late Mr Crosby

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Golden Bell Jar Undergraduate Scholarships in Physics

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of studies in any of the following Honours programs: Physics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Physics, Computational Science (Physics), or Astrophysics. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic acheivement.

Funded by: Endowed anonymously

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Barry Harrold Memorial Award

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the third or fourth year of studies in Physics. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Harrold's parents, Ruth and Terry Harrold, and his family, in memory of Dr Harrold and in recognition of his love of Science

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

RASC Edmonton Centre - Douglas P Hube Award

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded to a student who is a resident of Alberta with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third or fourth year of study in any Honors or Specialization in the Department of Physics, or general Science program with a major in Physics. Selection based on demonstrated leadership or community involvement in the field of astrophysics. Preference given to a student who has not previously received this award.

Funded by: Endowed by Royal Astronomical Society of Canada- Edmonton Centre

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

JA Jacobs Scholarship in Geophysics

Field of Study: Geophysics

Conditions: Awarded annually to the student obtaining the highest standing in the final year of the Geophysics Specialization Program.

Funded by: Endowed by ESEC Consultants Ltd of St Albert, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

JA Jacobs Scholarship in Physics

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded to the student obtaining the highest standing in the final year of any of the following Specialization programs: Physics, Computational Science (Physics), or Astrophysics.

Funded by: Endowed by ESEC Consultants Ltd of St Albert, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Dr Kenneth Newbound Memorial Scholarship in Physics

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic standing entering the third or fourth year of studies in honors or specialization Physics. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing. First preference will be given to students pursuing a concentration in the photonics and condensed matter physics stream of the Applied Physics program and second preference will be given to a student pursuing a concentration in plasma physics. Should no suitable candidate be found, the award may be given to a student who meets the other criteria.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends in memory of Dr Kenneth Newbound, former Dean of Science and Professor in the Department of Physics

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Jane-Ann Robertson Memorial Scholarship in Physics

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement to a student entering the second year of any of the following Honours programs: Physics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Physics, Computational Science (Physics), or Astrophysics. Consideration will be given to the personal qualities of the individual. Recipients must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Funded by: The family and friends of the late Jane-Ann Robertson.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

Douglas M Sheppard Memorial Scholarships

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement proceeding to each of the second, third and fourth years of full-time studies any of the following Specialization programs: Physics, Computational Science (Physics), or Astrophysics. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by the colleagues, family and friends of the late Douglas M Sheppard, Professor of Physics.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics

David and Marilyn Swadron Scholarship in Physics

Field of Study: Physics

Conditions: Awarded to students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents with superior academic achievement enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree with Honors or Specialization in Physics in the Faculty of Science. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by Marilyn Swadron

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Science

Vega Prizes for Astronomy

Field of Study: Astronomy or Astrophysics

Conditions: To be awarded annually to undergraduate or convocating students achieving superior academic standing in various Astronomy or Astrophysics courses. Preference will be given to students continuing their education at an accredited postsecondary institution. This endowment also funds the Vega Graduate Scholarship in FGSR

Funded by: Endowed by the late Helen Tkachenko

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Physics