The Department of Astrophysics & Planetary Science offers three awards to outstanding Astronomy & Astrophysics majors. These are: the Father Edward F. Jenkins, O.S.A. Scholarship Award, the Edwin F. Bailey Scholarship Award, and the Jason A. Cardelli Memorial Award for Undergraduate Research. The recipients are determined by a vote of the faculty and the prizes include a financial award. In addition, the College of Liberal Arts and Science annually presents the Father Edward F. Jenkins, O.S.A. Medallion Award for Excellence in Astronomy to an outstanding graduating senior majoring in Astronomy & Astrophysics.