Physics Scholarship

Physics Scholarship

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.  It is the source of all true art and all science..."
-Albert Einstein

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year

Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1st
Deadline to apply: January 15th
Deadline to interview on campus: February 1st

Although many applicants may be qualified in multiple subject areas, each student may only apply for one departmental scholarship award.

To Apply for the Physics Department Scholarship, you must:
  1. Apply for admission to University of Dallas.
  2. Complete the Physics Departmental Scholarship Application and submit two weeks prior to your campus visit and interview. Email any supplemental material to or mail to the following address:

    University of Dallas
    Office of Undergraduate Admission
    Physics Department Scholarship
    1845 E Northgate Drive
    Irving, TX 75062 

  3. Submit a letter of recommendation from your high school or college physics teacher.
  4. Submit your most recent high school transcript.
  5. Take the online physics quiz.
  6. Schedule an on-campus interview with the Physics Department by registering for Odyssey Day or a personalized visit to the University of Dallas.
Renewability Criteria:

The Physics Department Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Enroll in General Physics during your first year.
    • Physics 2311 and Physics 2111, Calculus-based General Physics I with lab
    • Physics 2312 and Physics 2112, Calculus-based General Physics II with lab
  3. Successfully complete the following courses in Physics:
    • Physics 3320 and Physics 3120, Quantum Physics with lab
    • Physics 3363, Computational Physics
  • Note: Quantum Physics and Computational Physics are usually taken during the sophomore year.  (Substitutions may be approved by the Chair of the Physics Department.)
Click here for more information about the Physics Department at University of Dallas.


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