Mary Lou Wolfe Memorial Graduate Student Scholarship in Optical Sciences

Mary Lou Wolfe Memorial Graduate Student Scholarship in Optical Sciences

William L. Wolfe Jr. is a professor emeritus of the College of Optical Sciences. He joined the faculty in 1969 after receiving a B.S. in Physics from Bucknell University and advanced degrees in physics and electrical engineering at The University of Michigan. He is a noted author, educator and researcher. His contributions in the field of infrared technology cover the space, military, commercial and medical fields. He has mentored some 50 students to their advanced degrees.  

This scholarship is dedicated to his beloved wife who supported him through 60 years of married bliss and especially some tough ones. She graduated from The University of Michigan magna cum laude with a degree in medical technology.

 

  

Eligibility: 
Professor Emeritus of Optical Sciences William L. Wolfe, Jr.

William L. Wolfe, Jr.

The Mary Lou Wolfe Memorial Graduate Student Scholarship is open to a first-year graduate student at the College of Optical Sciences. In addition to displaying academic excellence, applicants should also be U.S. citizens and demonstrate commitment to scholarship, involvement in community service and an intention to study infrared optics or a closely related field. 

Recipients: 

FoTO Scholarship

2019-2020: Jacob Barker
2018-2019: Katherine Armstrong
2017-2018: Thomas Kilmer
2016-2017: R. Garrett Richards

 

Fellowship

2014-2015: Patrick Thrasher and Austin Wilson
2013-2014: Gregory Jacob and John van der Laan
2012-2013: Abhinav Jha, Zachary Newman and Tianquan Su