The Hagstrum Award recognizes overall excellence and future promise in a graduating senior. At least one letter of recommendation is required. Physics majors are eligible for this award; Astrophysics majors are not.
2023 Hagstrum Award Recipients
Mason is from Fridley, Minnesota. His area of research interest is in astrophysics, specifically in the physics of galaxy dynamics and evolution.
2022 Hagstrum Award Recipients
Sauviz is originally from Eagan, Minnesota. "The award will offset the cost of relocation to California, where I will pursue a PhD in physics at Stanford in experimental condensed matter physics."
Kayla is originally from Corcoran, Minnesota. "The award will support my work in graduate school, studying materials science.
Jack is originally Eden Prairie, Minnesota. "I am using the award money for graduate school, which I am starting this upcoming fall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to study condensed matter physics."
2021 Hagstrum Award Recipients
William is from St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He is planning on using the scholarship to further his education at graduate school. He is nterested in high energy theory, and currently focused on the numerics of a vortex model of dense QCD.
Thomas originally from Hull, England, and I moved to MN in 2014. He will use the scholarship to get a headstart in research at grad school. His research is in condensed matter experiment.
2020 Hagstrum Award Recipient
Tobey is originally from Blackduck, MN, a small rural town about 4 hours north of the Twin Cities. He plans on using this award to help fund his future academic interests. Tobey is most interested in medical physics and biomedical imaging; specifically high B field MRI imaging, optical coherence tomography, and fluorescence.
2019 Hagstrum Award Recipients
Lance is from Zimmerman, MN. He plans to put the award money towards the cost of moving from Minneapolis to New Hampshire. He worked with Professor Cindy Cattell on solar wind shock waves and with Professor Lindsay Glesener on the FOXSI III sounding rocket mission.