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Mitchell Summer Scholarships

The Physics Department is pleased to announce the availability of a number of Mitchell and other Summer Research Scholarships to support declared undergraduate physics majors to do research with a Physics Department faculty member this coming summer (2018). All who will be rising third or fourth year UVa physics majors at that time are eligible to apply.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2018  Forms are available online at:

The applicant must submit a 300 – 500 word description of the proposed research program.

The applicant must identify a Physics Department faculty member willing to act as mentor for the proposed summer research, and that faculty member must provide a supporting letter.

Successful applicants will receive $5,000 for a project that takes the whole summer, meaning ten weeks of fulltime research.