University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Undergrad Scholarship

Swanson Scholarship

                                                       

Provides financial assistance to qualified undergraduate students majoring in Astrophysics in the School of Physics and Astronomy. It recognizes the importance of astrophysics as a core science and aims to encourage capable and motivated students to pursue careers in this discipline.


Katherine Chworowsky

Katherine Chworowsky won the 2017 Hazel Swanson Scholarship for Undergraduate Astrophysics.

Alex Igl

Igl wins 2017 Swanson Scholarship

Alex Igl received the 2017 Hazel Swanson Scholarship for Undergraduate Astrophysics.

Irene Moskowitz

Moskowitz wins 2017 Swanson Scholarship

Irene Moskowitz won the 2017 Hazel Swanson Scholarship for Undergraduate Astrophysics. She is originally from Minneapolis. She plans to use the scholarship to help finance a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail after she graduates next spring. The award money will help pay for some of the equipment she still needs. Moskowitz is currently working in Dr. Hanany's cosmology lab studying the cosmic microwave background for evidence of an inflationary period in the early universe.

Lukas Wieman

Wiedman wins Swanson Scholarship

Lukas Wiedman won the 2016 Hazel Swanson Scholarship in Undergraduate Astrophysics.

Alexander Igl

Alexander Igl wins Swanson Scholarship

Alexander Igl won the 2016 Hazel Swanson Scholarship in Astrophysics.

Arora wins Swanson Scholarship in Astrophysics

Arpit Arora won the 2016 Hazel Swanson Scholarship in Astrohysics.


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