Fui T. Chan And Kaiyuan Chen Endowed Research Scholarship

The Fui T. Chan and Kaiyuan Chen Endowed Research Scholarship was established to provide support for undergraduate physics majors to pursue and conduct research under the supervision and mentorship of a faculty member in the Department of Physics.
Qualified applicants will:

  • have a minimum cumulative UA gpa of 3.00
  • be sophomores, juniors, or seniors at the time they receive the award
  • have secured a UA faculty member to supervise their research at the time they apply for the scholarship.

Preference for this scholarship is given to applicants with financial need and students who are not currently members of the Honors College.

As part of the application process for the Hazel and Derek Sears Endowed Scholarship, please copy and paste the link below to fill out your research proposal form. Alternatively, you may highlight the link and right click to download the form. You will upload the completed research proposal form on Question 2 as a pdf. Please note that other formats will not be reviewed.


Academic Colleges, Departments, and Units
Department of Physics
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide the full name and email of faculty member who has ALREADY agreed to supervise your research.
  2. Please look at the award details for the link to the research proposal form. Please upload your completed Research Project Proposal as a pdf document. (ONLY pdf files will be reviewed.)
  3. Please upload a letter of support from the faculty mentor supporting your research. (ONLY pdf file)
  4. Are you enrolled in the Honors College?
  5. Please describe any extenuating circumstances - other than financial - that may hinder your education. (These may be medical or other personal obstacles.) (750 words max)