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The Elmer A. Fridley Scholarship in the Physical Sciences is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in the physical sciences. The scholarship fund was established in 1989 upon receipt of a bequest from the estate of William Fridley, a long-time resident of Santa Cruz County.

Amount & Use
The award for 2021 is $1,400.00
Eligibility & Requirements
Any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree from the physical sciences ie eligible.
Deadlines
Internal deadline for faculty nominations is May 10, 2021

Awards announced: May 24, 2021

Selection Process
Selection process: Physical & Biological Sciences faculty submit nominations and recipients are selected by a faculty committee appointed by the Dean of Physical and Biological Sciences
Past recipients

2020

Jamie Law-Smith, Graduate in Physics

2019

Ariadna Murguia-berthier, Graduate in Astronomy

2018

Andrea Antoni, Graduate in Astrophysics

2017

Benjamin Lehman, Graduate in Physics
Andrea Antoni, Undergraduate in Astrophysics

2016

no award

2015

Adam Coogan, Graduate in Phyiscs

2014

Andrea Antoni, Graduate in Astrophysics

2013

Morgan Macleod, Graduate in Astronomy and Astrophysics

2012

Brandon Heilman, Graduate in Physics

2011

James F. Guillochon, Graduate in Astromy and Astrophysics

2010

Matthew Coleman, Undergraduate in Physics and Astrophysics

How to apply
This award has no application. Students are nominated by PBSci faculty.