Physics Fellowships & Awards
- Mary Creason Memorial Awards
Dr. Mary Creason was a Lecturer and coordinator of instructional laboratory activities in the department of Physics at Duke University until her untimely death.
- Walter Gordy Fellowships
Prof. Walter Gordy, James B. Duke Professor of Physics, was a pioneer in experimental microwave research and a member of the Duke University faculty from 1946 until his retirement in 1979.
- Goshaw Family Gift
The gift was made by Prof. Albert Goshaw, James B. Duke Professor of Physics, his wife, Jene, and his children, David Goshaw and Christina Goshaw Hinkle, and by funds from the estate of Prof Goshaw's late mother, Dorothy D. Goshaw.
- Fritz London Graduate Fellowships
Prof. Fritz London, James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry and Physics, was a pioneer in theoretical research, especially in the quantum theory of the homopolar bond in hydrogen, superconductivity, and superfluidity. He was a member of the Duke University faculty from 1939 until his death in 1954.
- Henry W. Newson Fellowships
Prof. Henry Newson, James B. Duke Professor of Physics, was a pioneer in experimental nuclear physics and a member of the Duke University faculty from 1948 until his death in 1978. He was the founding director of the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL).
- Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Each year, the department nominates Outstanding Teaching Assistants to be recognized with an AAPT Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award winner receives a complimentary one-year Student Membership in AAPT with electronic access to the American Journal of Physics and The Physics Teacher. The award includes a certificate, letter of recognition, and sample press release for your local media.
- Graduate Teaching Fellows
- Townes – Perkin-Elmer Fellowships
Prof. Charles Townes, (Nobel Prize, 1964, alumni of the Duke Microwave Spectroscopy lab of Prof. Gordy), together with Perkin-Elmer Corporation created a fellowship in 1981 to recognize outstanding Duke physics graduate students.
Graduate School's University's Fellowships & Awards
Other Fellowships & Awards
- John T. Chambers Fellowships
The John T. Chambers Scholarship Endowment Fund which provides scholarship money for graduate engineering students interested in Fitzpatrick Institute research who have demonstrated excellence in both their classroom activities and their participation in Duke activities.
- CTMS fellows (Center Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences)
- Graduate Program in Nanoscience (GP Nano) Fellowship
- Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) fellows