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Vincent Z. Peterson Scholarship
UH Manoa Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
(for undergraduate physics or astrophysics majors)

This scholarship commemorates the many contributions to physics and the Univ. of Hawaii by Vincent Z. Peterson, who was Professor of Physics and Principal Investigator of the UH High Energy Physics Group from 1962 until 1992.

Students must satisfy the following:

  • full-time undergraduate physics or astrophysics major at UH Manoa
  • minimum GPA of 3.0
  • some degree of need, not necessarily as determined by federal guidelines

Students must submit the following:

  1. statement of need
  2. resume including UH Manoa grade transcript
  3. recommendation from a UH Manoa faculty member

Students should submit the application materials to the UH STAR system by the UH STAR deadline. The scholarship would be effective for the following academic year.

Vincent Z. Peterson scholarship recipients


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For more information contact:
Professor Pui Lam, Chair
Department of Physics
University of Hawaii
2505 Correa Rd.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Telephone: (808) 956-7087
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