The Physics Department gives many prizes to physics majors. These include the Farres P. Mattar Scholarship, the Dr. Leonard Yarmus Fellowship, the Sigma Pi Sigma Prize, the George Granger Brown Scholarship and the Samuel F.B. Morse Medal, and being nominated for the National Physics Honors Society Sigma Pi Sigma.
The Samuel F. B. Morse Medal is an award, provided for in the will of Samuel Morse, presented annually to a student who shows special ability in physics.
Natalie M Bernat(2014)
Ilana B. Gat(2013)
Arthur X. Yu(2008)
William Terrano (2006)
Mariano A. Zimmler(2004)
Farres Mattar Scholarship
The Farres Mattar Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Eliana Mattar in 1989 to honor the memory of her husband, Dr. Farres P. Mattar, a senior research physicist at New York University. This scholarship is awarded to physics students in their junior year at New York University on the basis of academic excellence.
Zilu (Tony) Zhou(2021)
Jesse M Hanlan(2015)
Jeffrey M Gertler(2014)
Omar M. Dia(2013)
Dr. Leonard Yarmus Fellowship Award
The Dr. Leonard Yarmus Fellowship is awarded annually to a graduating senior who has demonstrated enthusiasm and excellence in physics as a major field of study.
Sigma Pi Sigma Prize
The Feynman Lectures are awarded each year by Sigma Pi Sigma to the student with the highest scholastic average in introductory physics.
Ruihao (Daniel) Li(2021)
Jesse M Hanlan(2014)
John D. Thompson(2007)
Arthur X. Yu (2006)
Brian M. Haines(2004)
George Granger Brown Scholarship
The George Granger Brown Scholarship are merit awards presented in the middle of the junior or senior year to undergraduates majoring in physics or chemistry for excellence and promise in these fields.