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Undergraduate Physics at The Ohio State University
Department of Physics Undergraduate Summer Research Program
The Ohio State University Department of Physics is pleased to announce the 2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program.
The program will feature the following scholarships:
The Caren Summer Research Scholarship
The DeMartini Summer Research Scholarship
The McMaster Summer Research Scholarship
The Neilsen Summer Research Scholarship
These scholarships will support undergraduate students pursuing research projects with an approved faculty sponsor
during the summer of 2011.
Each scholarship will provide a wage and benefits package worth $3,000 in compensation for research work performed
under the supervision of a supporting OSU Physics faculty member. $2,000 will be supplied by the Summer Scholarship
and $1,000 by the supporting faculty member.
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:
- A complete application form from the student
- A short abstract of the proposed project written by the student.
- A complete faculty endorsement form from the Physics faculty research sponsor (this is located on the last
page of the student application form).
- A letter of support from the Physics faculty research sponsor
Award and Requirements of Successful Applicants:
Program dates: 10 weeks during the summer of 2011: June 13 - August 19.
The scholarship will provide a wage and benefits package worth $3,000 in compensation for research work performed under the
supervision of a supporting OSU Physics faculty member. $2,000 will be supplied by the Grilly Scholarship. $1,000 by the supporting faculty member.
All applicants must submit a short paper documenting the major results of their project at the end of the program. Students are asked to
present a poster of their results in the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute 2011 Fall Forum.
Physics Summer Research Program Application and information:
Applications for the 2011 Summer Research Program are now available and can be found here: 2011 Physics Summer Research Application.
Send all application materials to:
Physics Summer Research Program 2011
Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Studies
c/o Robin Wyatt, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Department of Physics
The Ohio State University
191 West Woodruff Avenue
1040 L Physics Research Building
Columbus, OH 43210
For full consideration, these materials must be received on or before
April 22, 2011.
For further information or to obtain additional applications, please
Professor Richard E. Hughes, (614) 292-3885,
This document may be photocopied freely, and an application may be
submitted on a photocopy.