Fred Hoover Physics Scholarship

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The Fred Hoover Memorial Scholarship Endowment was created to honor Mr. Hoover’s memory by providing financial support to undergraduate students majoring in physics at Florida International University.

This scholarship awards the recipient $1,500.

Please note the deadline to apply is July 30.


  • Physics major
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of application and for the following year,
  • Must have a minimum of 12 credit hours in physics and/or math,
  • GPA 3.0 or higher

Applicants must provide the following:

  • Letter of recommendation from an FIU faculty or staff member.
  • Upload a typed, one-page essay addressing why and how you intend to pursue a career in physics as well as how financial assistance will help you achieve these goals.

For information on how to apply, please visit the FIU Scholarships webpage.