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The Grilly Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship

The Ohio State University Department of Physics is pleased to announce the Grilly Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship. This scholarship will support undergraduate students pursuing research projects with an approved faculty sponsor during Summer.

Applicant Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Eligibility for this scholarship is limited to students currently enrolled at the Ohio State University as Undergraduate majors in Physics or Engineering Physics
  • Complete applications must include:
    1. A complete application form from the student
    2. A short abstract of the proposed project written by the student.
    3. A complete faculty endorsement form from the Physics faculty research sponsor
    4. A letter of support from the Physics faculty research sponsor

    Award and Requirements of Successful Applicants:

  • The scholarship will provide a wage and benefits package worth up to $3000.00 in compensation for research work performed under the supervision of a supporting OSU Physics faculty member. $2000.00 will be supplied by the Grilly Scholarship. $1000.00 by the supporting faculty member.
  • All applicants must submit a short paper and poster documenting the major results of their project at the end of the program
  • 2009 Grilly Scholarship Application and information:

  • Applications for the 2009 Grilly Summer Research Scholarship are now available and can be found here: 2009 Grilly Scholarship Application. Send all application materials to:
    Grilly Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship
    Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Studies
    c/o Robin Wyatt, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
    Department of Physics
    The Ohio State University
    191 West Woodruff
    1040 L Physics Research Building
    Columbus, OH 43210

    For full consideration, these materials must be received on or before April 6, 2009.

    For further information or to obtain additional applications, please contact:
    Professor Richard E. Hughes, (614) 292-3885,
    This document may be photocopied freely, and an application may be submitted on a photocopy.