Fund-Raising

The East Tennessee State University Foundation operates three funds for the benefit of the Department of Physics and Astronomy.   They are:

  1. The Friends of Astronomy Account : this is used for Astronomy-related activities in the Department, including equipment, supplies, and maintenance for the campus Observatory and Planetarium.
  2. The Friends of Physics Account: this is for Physics-related activities in the Department.
  3. Learning Experience in Astronomy and Physics (LEAP) Scholarships.   These scholarships are used to provide research and teaching experiences for Physics majors.

 For more information about these three programs or to make a tax-deductible contribution, contact the Office of University Advancement at (423)-439-4242 or click here.