In-course Scholarships

Copernicus Scholarships in Physics

Amount: Three awards of $1,000.

The awards will be made to the top 3 highest combined averages in PHYS*2240 and PHYS*2330. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Physics with a minimum 80% average, and who have completed PHYS*2240 and PHYS*2330 in the previous academic semester.

Physics Travel Scholarship

Amount: One of $500

This award is given annually to assist students with travel and/or housing costs associated with attending a semester or more of academic study or co-operative work experience at a recognized university outside Canada. Depending on availability of funds, more than one recipient may be selected for this award. Applications must be accompanied by a one-page description of the planned travel, including budget, to the Chair of the Department of Physics at least two months prior to departure.

Qualifications: Student who has completed at least semester 4 of one of the majors in the Physics program with a cumulative average of 80% or greater, and who has obtained a Letter of Permission to attend a University abroad.

Egelstaff Scholarship

Amount: One award of $500.

In honour of University Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Physics, Peter A. Egelstaff. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Student who has completed 12.5 course credits, is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and has a high cumulative average (of at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in Years 2 & 3 of the major.

James L. Hunt Scholarship

Amount: One of $1,500

Established on honour of Professor Emeritus James L. Hunt, Medal of Merit recipient. The recipient will have achieved the highest cumulative average over 80%. This award cannot be held with any other awards offered by the Department of Physics. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Physics that have completed 10.0 credits and have achieved a minimum 80% cumulative average.

J.B. Reynolds Graduation Medal in Physics

Amount: One award of a medal.

This medal is awarded to a graduating student in the Spring semester or the previous Fall or Winter Semesters. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Student who has completed semester 8 of any of the majors in Physics and who has obtained the highest cumulative average in the required Physics courses of that program, normally taken in semester 5 to 8.

J. L. Campbell Scholarship

Amount: One award of $1,000.

Established in honour of J.L. (Iain) Campbell, former Provost and Vice-President (Academic), of the University of Guelph from 1995 to 2000 and former Dean of the College of Physical and Engineering Science from 1987 to 1995. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Student who is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and who has completed at least 12.50 credits, with a high cumulative average (at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in Year 2 and 3 of the major.

MacNaughton Scholarship

Amount: One award of $500.

Established by Earl B. MacNaughton, former head of the Department of Physics and founding Dean of the College of Physical Science. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Student who has completed semester 5 and is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and has a high cumulative average (at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in semesters 3, 4 and 5 of the major.

MacKenzie Scholarship

Amount: One award of $1,000.

In honour of University Professor Emeritus Innes K. MacKenzie. Not tenable with the Egelstaff Scholarship. Application is not required.

Qualifications: Students who have completed 12.5 course credits and are currently registered in one of the majors in physics. It is given to a student with a high cumulative standing (of at least 80%) in the required physics courses normally taken in Years 2 & 3 of the major.

Marie Curie Scholarship in Physics

Amount: One award of $1,500

Established in honour of a distinguished Physics Professor Emeritus. Selection will be made to the student with highest cumulative average. Award may be held only once. No application required

Qualifications: Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Physics who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits and have achieved a minimum of 80% cumulative average.

Ollerhead Scholarship in Physics

Amount: One award of $1,750

Established in honour of Professor Emeritus Robin W. Ollerhead, Chair of the Department of Physics 1982-1993. The award cannot be held concurrently with another award from the Physics Department and can be held only once. No application required.

Qualifications: Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Physics who have completed all required courses normally taken in the first 5 semesters of that major who has completed 12.5 credits and achieved a minimum 80% average in the required Physics courses normally taken in semesters 3, 4 and 5 of their major.

R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Physics

Amount: One award of $900

This scholarship is awarded in the winter semester to the student with the highest cumulative average over 80%. This award is not tenable with any other Department of Physics scholarships . Application is not required.

Qualifications: Student who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits up to a maximum of 19.75 credits and is enrolled in a physics major.