Call for Nominations: 2023 Bullitt Awards in Astronomy

The Department of Physics & Astronomy is pleased to announce nominations are open for the 2023 William Marshall Bullitt Memorial awards in astronomy: the Bullitt Scholarship and the Bullitt Best Student Paper.

The Bullitt Scholarship is awarded to one or more College of Arts & Sciences undergraduates who are majoring in Physics and Astronomy with a concentration in astronomy.1 Students who meet these criteria should please submit the following supporting material:

  1.  Current transcript,
  2.  Statement of academic accomplishments and interests, including research and/or teaching experience (e.g., UTA, REACH tutor), and synergistic activities,  broadly defined (e.g., outreach, RSO involvement).

Both financial need and merit are considered.
1The endowment stipulates that candidates shall be Kentucky natives.

The Bullitt Best Student Paper is awarded to a UofL undergraduate or graduate student who is judged to have submitted the best paper on a topic in astronomy.2 Please submit the following supporting material:

  1. i) One journal paper, conference paper, poster, or similar dissemination,
  2. ii) Statement of context for the paper.

2The endowment stipulates that preference shall be given to Kentucky natives.

Please forward this supporting material by email to the Physics & Astronomy Office: katherine.klotz'at' by 11:59pm, Thursday September 28, 2023.