The Rickey Scholarships in Physics support the study of physics at Marietta College. The scholarships are awarded to full-time students showing excellent academic achievement and intending to major in physics with the goal of continuing on to graduate school and a scientific or technical career. The current scholarship is $18,000 per academic year and is renewable given satisfactory progress towards the degree.

In addition, recipients of Rickey Scholarships in Physics are automatically eligible to receive up to two Summer Research Grants.