Contact Information

Robert Benjamin
Department Chair & Professor
Phone: 262-472-5114
Patricia Filipiak
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1067
Location: Upham Hall 151

Scholarships & Awards

Here are some scholarships, grants, Physics awards, fellowships and other opportunities for Physics Majors. In addition look at this  for more opportunities.

Scholarships for Women and Minorities

UW-Whitewater Scholarships

Scholarships and awards within UW-W Physics department

  • First Year Physics Award
  • Physics Excellence Scholarship
  • R.W. Prucha Memorial Scholarship For High School Physics Teachers: This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a career in Physics Education and teaching.

College of Letters & Sciences Science Scholarships of interest to Physics majors

Go to the following website and log in: Students can now apply online for approximately 100 different scholarships.

  • A. A. Upham Science Scholarship
  • William Beck Scholarship
  • Caroll & Kay Flanagan Scholarship (Math majors)
  • College of Letters & Sciences Alumni Scholarship
  • Christine McLean Metcalf Family Scholarship for Women in Science
  • Y. W. Fok Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships that may be of interest to Physics Education Emphasis:

Go to the following website and log in: Students can now apply online for approximately 100 different scholarships.

  • Alice & Floyd Quinney Scholarship
  • Alice Jane Sokol Scholarship
  • Andy & Anna Burish Scholarship
  • Clem and Bernice Wisch Scholarship
  • Cord O. Wells Scholarship
  • Dr. Ernella S. Hunziker
  • Irvin L. Young Scholarship
  • James & Patricia Freer Family Scholarship
  • Joseph Pease Scholarship
  • Ken and Dorothy Otting Scholarship
  • Laura Ferris Scholarship
  • Raymond, Beulah & Marian James Scholarship
  • The Greenhill Scholarship
  • Warren & Virginia Theune Scholarship
  • Helen Knosker Scholarship
  • UW-W Alumni Association Scholarship

Other UW-Whitewater Scholarships

National Scholarships and Awards


Fellowships Programs


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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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