The Royal C. and Betty J. Gardner Scholarship in Physics is established by Mr. and Mrs. Royal C. Gardner. Royal C. Gardner received a B.S. in physics from The University of Akron in 1939. Mr. Gardner worked for many years at Goodyear and at Lockheed. The Gardner Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and financial need to a student majoring in physics. The scholarship will be renewable as long as the recipient meets the criteria established by the department chair.