Randall D. Ledford Scholarship (in Physics)

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  • TBA

The Department of Physics awards the Randall Ledford Scholarship once every four years to a high school student interested in majoring in Physics at Wake Forest University.

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Anyone is eligible to apply for this award during the year it is available.

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This is a four-year half-tuition scholarship awarded to a promising incoming physics major attending Wake Forest University.


The next time we will be able to accept applications is in the fall of 2023 for a scholarship to be awarded to a student entering in the fall of 2024. To apply for this award: • Complete the Wake Forest University application for admission either in paper or online. • At least one recommendation should come from someone who can comment on your potential in science. • Include a brief letter asking to be considered for the Ledford Scholarship, describing how you became interested in science, describing your career aspirations, and describing how this scholarship will benefit you. Please send your brief letter to: Ledford Scholarship - Department of Physics

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