Awards and Scolarships in Physics
Physics Achievement Award
Up to four awards will be made annually to Physics majors based upon their academic performance. A minimum GPA of at least 3.3 is expected, but more emphasis will be given to excellence in Physics and Mathematics and distinction in undergraduate research. Awards may be extended for one additional year, subject to excellent performance and availability of funds.
Eivind Horvik Memorial Award
A cash award of $150 plus a recognition certificate for the best overall performance in the calculus-based physics sequence. The recipient's name is recorded on a permanent plaque in the Physics Department office. Funds are provided by friends and associates of Eivind Horvik.
Sinha Family Scholarship
Initial funds to support this endowment in the amount of $5,000 were provided by Dr. and Mrs. Mahendra K. Sinha in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Pratap Narain, the parents of Dr. Mahendra K. Sinha, Emeritus Professor of Physics.
It is understood that the recipient of this award will meet the following preferred criteria:
- Be properly enrolled at North Dakota State University at the time of application and disbursement,
- Be a physics major with Junior or Senior standing,
- Special consideration should be given by the selection committee to the applicant's academic merit and financial need.