About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation. The Richard Gaines Russell Memorial Physics Scholarship is awarded yearly to students in their junior or senior year, majoring in physics attending Abilene Christian University. The selection of the candidate will be done based on factors including academic performance and financial need. Interested applicants should have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Interested applicants can visit the Richard Gaines Russell Memorial Computer Science Scholarship online page to get details and instructions

  • Applicants must complete the online application form. 

  • Upon completion of the application form, applicants will be notified of which individual scholarships they're eligible for, and also about the additional requirements needed for applying

  • As the application page isn't fully compatible with Internet Explorer, applicants are advised to use other web launchers.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

  • The award amounts to $3,500 and is one-time and non-renewable.

  • One or more scholarships are provided each year.


Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for March 1


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be attending Abilene Christian University.

  • Must be a college junior or senior.

  • Must be majoring in physics.

  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.


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