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Undergraduate Physics at The Ohio State University
The Valentino Physics Academic Achievement Scholarship
The Physics Department will be offering a scholarship equal to the
cost of in-state tuition for four
years to incoming students who major in physics or engineering
physics at The Ohio State
University. This scholarship competition is open to any high-school
senior applying to Ohio State who has
has declared a major of physics or a pre-major of engineering physics.
Rules and Regulations:
For additional information and the application, please head over to the new website for the Department of Physics.
- Eligibility for this scholarship is limited to students enrolling in
The Ohio State University autumn semester of the application year, who will
major in physics or in engineering physics. The competition is open to both U.S. citizens and
non-U.S. citizens and is not
limited to residents of Ohio.
- This competition is not affiliated with the application process to The Ohio State University. All
application materials for this scholarship, including transcripts but NOT ACT/SAT scores, must be sent to the address below to
insure full consideration for the Valentino Physics Academic Achievement Scholarship
- The scholarship will pay up to the equivalent of full in-state tuition for
up to a maximum of 4 years, as
long as the student continues to make good progress toward a degree in
physics or engineering physics
(defined as a minimum GPA of 3.0 from the second year forward and
enrollment in at least one physics
class per year).
- If the student withdraws from the physics or engineering physics
major or fails to make adequate
progress toward a physics degree, the scholarship will be terminated.
- All applicants must take the SAT or the ACT. Successful applicants typically have high mathematics scores.
- The scholarship recipient will be determined by a combination of
high-school courses and grades,
letters of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, and a personal essay
written by the applicant.
- The amount of this award will be added after any other non-need-based
financial aid is awarded, up to the maximum allowed by The Ohio State University. The award will not exceed the cost of in-state tuition.