Honors Scholarship in Physics

Application Procedure:

Scholarship applicants should have a minimum high school rank at the 86th percentile and an ACT score of at least 27 (or cumulative SAT score of at least 1280). Interested students should submit a copy of their high school transcript and ACT/SAT score to the address below. 

The application deadline for the 2020 / 2021 Academic Year is March 15, 2021. 

Please include a home address and phone number. All students who submit applications will receive a brochure describing undergraduate physics programs at Kent State University more fully. Download the application form (PDF).

Prof. Hamza Balci
Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Physics
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: (330) 672-2577
Email: hbalci@kent.edu

Recent Awardees:



High School

2020 Holly Matthews N/A
2020 Brianna Schunk N/A
2019 Jake Grdadolnik Kirtland H.S. (Painesville, OH)
2019 Blaise Sherlock Keystone H.S. (Lagrange, OH)
2017 Olivia Bachmeier Salem H.S. (Salem, OH)
2016 Alexandra Petras Firestone H.S. (Akron, OH)
2016 Joseph Ross Walsh Jesuit H.S. (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
2015 Jacob Boyd Champion H.S. (Warren, OH)
2014 Zachery Howard Revere H.S. (Richfield, OH)
2014 Darrah Kelsey Rootstown H.S. (Rootstown, OH)
2013 Jonathan Boyd Champion H.S. (Warren, OH)
2013 Nicholas Senita Lakeside H.S. (Ashtabula, OH)
2012 Jared Groves Northwest H.S. (Canal Fulton, OH)
2012 Marguerite Kellogg Watkins Glen H.S. (Watkins Glen, NY)
2011 Christopher Kolar Walsh Jesuit H.S. (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
2011 Edward Stafford Coventry H.S. (Akron, OH)