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NSF-FUNDED TARGETED INFUSION GRANT: 


Enhancement of the Undergraduate Physics Program in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Howard University


The project is designed to reinvigorate critical key aspects of the undergraduate physics program by upgrading instructional facilities, offering peer student stipends for tutorial programs, and making available student-centered recruitment scholarships. Such efforts are aimed at both increasing enrollment and enhancing retention of physics majors.


The Department of Physics & Astronomy is now accepting applications for Peer Student Tutors at an annual stipend of $7,500. To be eligible, the student must be a declared undergraduate physics major in good academic standing, typically a sophomore, junior or senior, with a grade of B or better in Calculus  (MATH 156-159) and General Physics (PHYS 013-014) course sequences. In order to apply for the peer award please submit a cover letter and a copy of your transcript to Dr. P.Misra (pmisra@howard.edu).