The generous gifts from alumni and friends of the Department of Physics and Astronomy make it possible for us to offer scholarships to recognize student achievement and assist students in pursuing their academic goals. Your gifts also fund student field trips, enable students to travel to competitions, and provide equipment that we may not otherwise be able to purchase.
You can make a gift online through a secure Web site or send your gift to the following address:
Ball State University Foundation
P.O. Box 672
Muncie, Indiana 47308
Be sure to designate the account or program you would like your gift to support. A list of the Department of Physics and Astronomy Foundation accounts follows below with a brief description of how your donation will help support the department.
Physics & Astronomy General - 6801
Provides financial support for the welfare, support, and advancement of physics and astronomy programs. Funds from this account can be transferred to other accounts as needs arise and provide the most flexibility.
Physics Student Science Training Program - 6802
Provides funds for the welfare, support, and advancement of the physics students science training programs
Planetarium Observatory - 6803
Provides funds for the welfare, support, and advancement of planetarium/observatory programs
Center for Computational Nanoscience - 6805
Proceeds to be used to support the advancement of the Center for Computational Nanoscience
Physics & Astronomy Research - 6816
Provides funds for the welfare, support, and advancement of physics and astronomy research programs
Physics & Astronomy Scholarships - 6850
Provides funds for scholarship awards to physics and astronomy students
Ronald D., Harriet T. and Loraine J. Miller Scholarship - 6851
Provides scholarships to Ball State University students who meet a set of predetermined qualifications
Irena Mrozowski Scholarship Fund - 6853
Provides funds for undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Physics & Astronomy
Irena Mrozowski Graduate Fellowships - 6854
Provides funds for fellowships for graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
James and Nancy Watson Planetarium Science Education Fund - 6857
The purpose of this fund is to support the science educational outreach mission of the planetarium to K-12 children. Funds may be used for, but not limited to, providing transportation for groups of children, the purchase of materials for educational programs, and the professional development of teachers and planetarium faculty/staff related to science education. Preference should be given to programs that serve underprivileged children.