American Physical Society (APS) Minority Scholarship Program


Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Purpose: 
The American Physical Society Minority Scholarship Program aims to increase number of underrepresented students obtaining degrees in physics.
Program Description and Benefits: 
The program provides minority physics students with educational funding – of $2,000 per year for new scholars and $3,000 per year for renewal students – and mentoring to enhance their education and prepare them for career success. Graduates have gone on to become physics faculty at universities, research scientists at corporations and national laboratories, and high school physics teachers.
African American, Hispanic, or Native American freshmen or sophomores majoring or planning to major in physics.
U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Program Deadline: 
Usually early February.
How To Apply: 
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.