College of Arts & Sciences Physics

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If you choose to study physics, you are eligible to apply for the G.I. Moller Scholarship or the Joseph F. Nelson and Margaret P. Nelson Scholarship.  Email us at for more information.

For freshman scholarships, also see Financial Aid.

Physics Club

The Physics Club is USD's chapter of the National Society of Physics & Astronomy Students and sponsors guest speakers, social events, a physics fair and astronomy skywatching.

The club is open to all students with an interest in physics or astronomy. The club meets about once a month. Activities at meetings include presentations by speakers and videos related to physics, astronomy and skywatching, among others.

The club assists with the Science Olympiad each spring, and usually sponsors a physics fair in conjunction with the Science Olympiad.