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Physical science is an encompassing term for the branches of natural science and science that study non-living systems, in contrast to the life sciences. However, the term "physical" creates an unintended, somewhat arbitrary distinction, since many branches of physical science also study biological phenomena.

The following is presented as an overview of and topical guide to physical science:

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Matching Physical Sciences Colleges

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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,206 average out-state tuition; $15,124 average in-state tuition
University of California-San Diego
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
University of California-Berkeley
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,230 average out-state tuition; $9,746 average in-state tuition
University of California-Irvine
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
The University of Texas at Austin
Four or more years; Public; $32,506 average out-state tuition; $9,794 average in-state tuition
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Four or more years; Public; $16,650 average out-state tuition; $11,650 average in-state tuition

Physical Sciences Related Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Sloan Research Fellowship $50000 September 15, 2014
U.S. to Australia Fellowship $25000 October 15, 2014
Hubert H. Humphrey Doctoral Fellowships $14000 October 01, 2014
Robert Noyce Scholarship $10000 October 20, 2014
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship $12000 January 15, 2015
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship $4200 August 01, 2014
DEED Student Research Grant / Internship $4000 October 15, 2014
Zale Parry Scholarship $3000 August 31, 2014
Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship $2500 October 22, 2014
Veterans of Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Iraqi Freedom Scholarship $2500 November 01, 2014