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Physical Science Scholarships


The Physical Science department awards two $500 scholarships every spring semester in honor of two former colleagues, Richard Clark and Larry Cabral.  These scholarships are largely merit-based, and honor exceptional academic students majoring in the physical sciences.

Scholarship Criteria


Recipients must be a continuing Butte student OR transferring to a four-year institution with a major in Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Physics, or related majors.

Academic Requirements:

Recipients must have completed a minimum of 15 units at Butte by the time the scholarship is awarded.

They must have completed a minimum of one course in their major at Butte.

They must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.0.


The scholarship committee looks favorably on students who tutor, grade, or are stockroom assistants
, although this is not a requirement for the scholarship.

How To Apply:

Spring 2013 due date was Thursday, May 16, 2013.  The applications are due to the Foundation office.

Spring 2013 Scholarship Application

Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their college transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable).

There is one application for both scholarships.

Previous Recipients

Richard Clark Memorial Scholarship

Larry Cabral Memorial Scholarship

2013: Ravi Shankar (Chemistry) 2013: Elaine Jennings (Biology)
2012: Kyle Devlin (Chemistry) 2012: Daniel Curiel (Biochemistry)
2011: Christianna Lininger (Chemistry) 2011: Timothy Dunn (Chemistry)
2010: Frank Wilson (Chemistry) 2010: Leo Savage-Low (Chemistry)
2009: Rory Anderson (Chemistry) 2009: Anthony Jenkins (Physics)
2007: Joshua Harrelson (Chemistry)  
2006: Glenn Winn (Chemistry)  
2005: Masaki Hamada (Physics)  
2003: David Wren (Chemistry)  
2002: Scott Wren (Chemistry)  
2001: Masaki Hamada (Physics)  


The names of the recipients are etched in two plaques outside of the physical science building, near PS 108.

 Last updated 8-24-13

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