Scholarships awarded through the University Foundation are identified with an (F) following the description. Information and applications for Foundation scholarships may be obtained from the Office of Institutional Advancement (Burton House). All other scholarships and awards are administered by organizations, academic departments, and schools. Contact the department chair for additional information. Donations may also be coordinated through the Office of Institutional Advancement.
Benny J. Hill Scholarship
This fund was established to benefit deserving students pursuing a major in Engineering Physics at SWOSU. At least one scholarship will be awarded each year. This award honors Dr. Benny J. Hill, who served as the chair of the department for 25 years. This fund was established by Mrs. Benny Hill and other SWOSU Physics alumni. (F)
J.R. Pratt Award
An award is given each year to an outstanding Engineering Physics student as determined by scholastic averages in physics and related subjects, as well as leadership development. This award is sponsored by the Physics Club.
J.R. Pratt Physics Scholarship
A fund established by alumni, faculty, and faculty emeriti to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a major in Engineering Physics. The fund was established in memory of J. R. Pratt, the original chair of the department. (F)
McClelland Physics Scholarship
This fund is based on scholastic achievement and provides scholarship assistance for students pursuing a major in Engineering Physics. The fund was established by George R. Pearson in memory of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. McClelland. (F)
Ray C. Jones Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded each year to an outstanding Engineering Physics student. This award honors Dr. Ray C. Jones who taught at SWOSU for 32 years and was a perennial favorite among students. Funds are provided by generous donations from Dr. Jones’ family, students, and colleagues who wish to continue supporting the study of physics that he loved. (F)
Outstanding Midclassman in Physics Award
This annual award is presented to an outstanding Engineering Physics student who has completed General Physics I and II. The award is based on scholastic averages, involvement in physics activities, and leadership potential. This award is sponsored by the Physics and Engineering Club.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Physics Alumni Scholarships
These scholarships for outstanding Engineering Physics majors are based on need and scholastic achievement.
Other SWOSU Scholarships
For more scholarships available at SWOSU, visit Student Financial Services.