Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarships and Fellowships

The Charles H. Townes Graduate Fellowship

An endowment, the payout of which will support high-achieving graduate students in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Recipients shall be full-time graduate students who demonstrate high academic distinction. Prospective recipients will be identified, screened, and selected by the Chair of the Department of Physics or his/her designated representative. 

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The Graduate Student Support Fund in Physics

An endowment, the payout of which shall be used to support high-achieving graduate students enrolled in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, who demonstrate high academic distinction.

Donate to the Graduate Student Support Fund in Physics 

The Physics Undergraduate Student Support Fund

An endowment, the payout of which will be used in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, to benefit undergraduate Physics majors in good academic standing. Recipients are selected by the Department of Physics.

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The Robert P. Lin Fellowship Fund

Gifts to the Robert P. Lin Graduate Fellowship fund help support outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research related to space sciences, including students with training in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering.

Donate to the Robert P. Lin Fellowship Fund 

The Stuart J. Freedman Memorial Fellowship Fund in Physics

The Stuart J. Freedman Memorial Fellowship Fund in Physics provides graduate fellowship support in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Donate to the Stuart J. Freedman Memorial Fellowship Fund in Physics 

Erwin Hahn Graduate Fellowship in Physics

An endowment, the payout of which will be used to provide support for high-achieving graduate student(s) in the physics department at UC Berkeley. Preference is given to a student(s) studying condensed matter experiment. Professor Erwin Louis Hahn, on the faculty in the Department of Physics at UC Berkeley since 1955, passed away on September 20, 2016. He is best known for his discovery of spin echoes, which led to the development of Magnetic Resonant Imaging (MRI) technology, improving medical diagnostics and changing lives of millions of people around the world today.  

Donate to the Hahn Graduate Fellowship in Physics

Additional Fellowships and Scholarships

Selected list of fellowships for students in the Mathematical, Physical, Computer Sciences, & Engineering
UCB Mentored Research Award (to assist diverse doctoral students in acquiring sophisticated research skills by working under faculty mentorship on their own pre-dissertation research)
UCB Dissertation Year Fellowship (to provide funding to diverse doctoral students that allow them to prioritize and focus on completing the dissertation)
UCB Graduate Division Student Parent Grant (See eligibility requirements.)
UCB Graduate Division Caregiver Grant (See eligibility requirements.)

Note: Please be sure to check in with the Office of Financial Aid to see how additional grants and funding might impact your financial aid package.