In addition to the departmental scholarships and awards, our students have
been very successful in recent years in garnering scholarships and awards at the College, University,
and National levels. The following is a representative list of their achievements.
Students that are upcoming seniors that have demonstrated strong academic achievement or leadership skills.
2005: Annalisa Pawlosky
Robert T. Lawson and John R. Lawson Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship is selected from the Dean's Rising Senior finalists.
2006: Brian Joseph Skinner
Annual awards for juniors or seniors. Selection based on academic achievement.
2007: James Dowd
Robert C. Bates Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship is selected from the Dean's Rising Junior finalists.
2006: James Dowd
Robert C. Davis Scholarship
2009: Courtney Laughlin
Dean's Rising Sophomore Scholarship
Students that are upcoming sophomores that have demonstrated strong academic achievement or leadership skills.
2008: Charles James Baker
David and Ruth Henderson Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in the spring of each year to students enrolled in or entering the areas of Geological Sciences, Physics, Biology, or Chemistry with a preference given to students in Geology. Applicants should be well-rounded, demonstrating a balance of academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities.
2006: Sean Settle
2005: David William Erickson, Brian Joseph Skinner
Leonard and Melva Harris Scholarship (established 2004)
This scholarship is awarded to students from Southwestern Virginia entering or enrolled in the College of Science and who are planning to pursue a degree in one of the sciences. The student must demonstrate high academic achievement.
New Freshman Scholarship
2006: Kevin Daniel Finelli, Julian McMorrow
Hatcher Scholarship in Mathematics (established 1975)
2008: Siddarth Venkat
200?: David William Erickson
1994: Andrew John Landahl
Harry Lynde Bradley Scholarship in Engineering (since 1988)