Scholarships

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Scholarships for students coming from high school to study physics

Jean R. Stewart Memorial Scholarship
field: Physical Sciences or Engineering. value: Variable. number: Variable. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded to female students studying one of the physical sciences or engineering at the University of New Brunswick. The student should have graduated in the top quarter of the high school graduation class and have a demonstrated need for financial assistance. donor:The late Jean R. Stewart. 

Scholarships for physics students

Dr. Theodore Weiner Memorial Scholarship
field: Science and Engineering. value: Variable. number: 2. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded annually to students on the Fredericton campus, one in Science, giving preference to Physics, and one in Engineering. The recipients must have completed at least the normal requirements for the first year of their program at UNB. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. donor: Family, colleagues and friends of the late Dr. Theodore Weiner, Professor Emeritus of Physics, who taught at UNB from 1947-1975.

Dr. Ker-Ping Lee Memorial Scholarship
field: Physics. value: $1,000. number: 1. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed at least the requirements for the second year of the Bachelor of Science degree program and has declared a major in Physics. The recipient must be a New Brunswick resident, according to the definition of the Provincial government’s Student Financial Services Guidelines. Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need. donor: Family of the late Dr. Ker-Ping Lee, who was an instructor at UNB Fredericton, and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund. 

Michael (Mike) McAloon Memorial Scholarship in Physics
field: Physics. value: $750. number: 1. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed at least the minimum requirements for the first year of the Bachelor of Science degree and has declared a Major in Physics. Selection is based on academic achievement. donor: Family and friends of the late Mike McAloon, BSc 2007. 

Dr. John W. Purdy Scholarship
field: Physics. value: $1,000. number: 1. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded to a student who graduated from a New Brunswick High school, and has declared a major in Physics. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment and financial need.donor: Family and friends of Dr. John W. Purdy (B.Sc. 1962) and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund. 

Dr. Haider R. Zaidi Memorial Scholarship
field: Physics or Mathematics. value: Approximately $500. number: 1. duration: 1 year. conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student majoring in Physics or Mathematics who has successfully completed the minimum credit hour requirements for two years of study and a has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.7. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment and financial need. Preference will be given to Physics students. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Science. donor: Family of the late Dr. Haider R. Zaidi. 

Dr. Margot R. Roach Scholarship
field: Physics. value: $4,000. number: Up to 2. duration: 1 year (may be renewed). conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed the minimum requirements for the second year of an undergraduate degree program and is beginning the third year. Preference will be given to a student who has declared a major in Physics. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment. Consideration will be given to renewing the scholarship for the recipient's fourth year of study as long as the student has achieved Dean's List status in the third year and has declared a major in Physics. In any one year, there may be two scholarships awarded: one renewed for the fourth year student and one for the third year student. Awarding Agency: The University, upon the recommendation of the Department of Physics. donor: Established in 2005 by Dr. Margot R. Roach in celebration of the 50th anniversary of her graduation in Math and Physics in the Class of 1955.

Awards for physics students

Walter Baker Memorial Prize in Physics
conditions: This prize has been established by the faculty members of the Department of Physics in memory of Professor Walter Baker, formerly a professor of Physics at the University from 1955-1970. It is awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Physics to a deserving student graduating in Physics. The number of the awards and their value will be at the discretion of the department but there will normally be one prize annually to the value of $100.

Dorothy Bennett Elson Prize
conditions: An annual prize of $250 has been established by the Associated Alumnae and is awarded to the female student on the Fredericton campus who achieves the highest standing in first year Physics. 

Dr. A. Wilmer Duff Memorial Prize
conditions: Dr. Ella Duff Good has given a prize of $100 in memory of her father, Dr. A. Wilmer Duff, who was a graduate of the University and later taught with distinction at the institution. It is to be awarded to a deserving student in the final year of Physics, but may be given in any other science if there is not a qualified student in Physics.


Derek L. Livesey Memorial Prize in Physics
conditions: A prize of a minimum of $500 to be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Physics to an outstanding Fredericton campus student who achieves high standing in Physics 1050 and Physics 1055. The prize has been funded by the family of the late Derek L. Livesey, a former UNB Physics Professor and Department Chairperson, who developed the course.

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