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Giving to Physics

Alumni and friends of Physics at K-State play a vital role in the life of the Department. We are building a database to keep you updated on our activities and achievements.   We look forward to hearing from you. E-mail office@phys.ksu.edu or phone us at (785) 532-6786.

You are an important part of the Physics community here at K-State and your contribution is extremely valuable to us as we continue to remain a world-class department.

We offer a wide range of giving options to meet each donor's charitable goals while meeting the needs of the department.

How to Make a Gift

If you wish to make a donation, please make your check payable to the fund of your choice, and mail to:

KSU Foundation
Kansas State University
Foundation Center
1800 Kimball Avenue
Suite 200
Manhattan, Kansas 66502-3373

If you prefer to give online, please follow the instructions below. 

1.  Click here to make a donation to the Physics Department fund.  This link opens a new window so you can see the scholarship and fund options for the department.

2.  Select "one time" or "monthly," enter a dollar amount for your donation, and click the purple "Give" button.


3.  Select the "Specify a designation" box and choose "Physics Department Fund" from the drop-down menu. This fund was established to allow us to support teaching and research and to improve our infrastructure with the most flexibility to meet our current needs. 

If you wish to designate to a featured Physics scholarship or endowed fund, please enter the fund name and number in the "Special Instructions" textbox.  You may choose from the list below.


4.  Click on the purple "Give" button.

Designated Scholarship Funds
  • Physics Scholarship Fund (Q12412)

  • Clarence S. & Jane Clay (Q57595)

  • Basil & Mary Curnutte (Q58980)

  • Dean & Edna Dragsdorf (Q61090)

  • Louis Ellsworth (Q62535)

  • John P. Giese (Q66264)

  • Paul G. Hewitt (Q69230)

  • Leo E. Hudiburg (Q71615)

  • Terry Suzanne "Speed" and James King Foster Scholarship (Q64920)

  • James R. Macdonald (Q77250)

  • Ronald D. Parks (Q82585)

Endowed Funds
  • Ernest & Lillian Chapin Professorship (F56399)

  • James Neff Lecture Series (F81176)

  • Chester Peterson Lecture Series (F83490)

  • William & Joan Porter Professorship (F84130)

Thank you for supporting our department.

Physics Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarship Listing

A listing of the scholarships that you may wish to contribute to

Undergraduate Scholarship Summary

A list of the most recent recipients of the scholarships available within the department