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Physics Scholarship for First Year/Transfers

Description: 

This scholarship is offered to first year and transfer students who intend to major in Physics at CWU.

Requirements: 
  • First Year/transfer students admitted to CWU
  • Intended major of Physics as indicated on application for admission
  • Enroll in and complete the course sequence PHYS 181/182/183 or PHYS 317/318/363
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Maintain minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Preference given for demonstrated financial need -- Must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before the Financial Aid Office's priority deadline of March 15th
Application Process: 
  1. Complete the General Scholarship Application through your Wildcat Connection account.
  2. Submit the following additional materials:
  • A double-spaced written statement containing the following: A clear, concise account of your reasons for seeking this scholarship and a description of your interest in physics. (First Year: 300-word limit; Entering Transfers: 500-word limit)

Attach your supplemental materials directly to your online application, or mail/deliver them to the Scholarship Office by March 1st.

Supplemental Materials Required: 
  • A double-spaced written statement containing the following: A clear, concise account of your reasons for seeking this scholarship and a description of your interest in physics. (First Year: 300-word limit; Entering Transfers: 500-word limit)
Contact: 

Dr.Piacsek
Department of Physics, MS 7422

Central Washington University

400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7422
Phone: (509) 963-2723
Email: piacsek@cwu.edu

Award Amount: 
Award amount to be determined
Deadline: 
October 1 - March 1
Department: 
Physics
Scholarship Tags: 
Incoming Freshman or Transfer
Financial Need
Type: 
GSA