Other APS Scholarships, Lectureships & Fellowships
APS Minority Scholarship
The APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors was established to increase the number of minority students who obtain a degree in physics. Any high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who is an African American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, is eligible to apply. Applications are accepted from November to February.
APS/AIP STEM Education Policy Fellowship
The Department of Education seeks the services of individuals highly experienced in scientific, science education, and technical issues. The purpose of this fellowship is to secure Ph.D.-level scientists interested in working on a variety of STEM related policy initiatives and research projects.
Congressional Science Fellowship Program
It is the aim of the APS and AIP in sponsoring these fellowships to provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress, few of whom have a technical background.
M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship
Hildred Blewett Fellowship is for women physicists returning to careers in physics. The fellowship was established with funds from a generous bequest from M. Hildred Blewett, an accelerator physicist.
Mass Media Fellowship Program
In affiliation with the popular AAAS program, APS will sponsor two ten-week fellowships for physics students to work full-time over the summer as reporters, researchers, and production assistants in mass media organizations nationwide.
Stanford R. Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship
The Ovshinsky Fellowship is intended to stimulate and support the incubation stage of highly creative and innovative ideas of young scientists working on the problems of energy sustainability.
The Beller Lectureship was endowed by Esther Hoffman Beller for the purpose of bringing distinguished physicists from abroad as invited speakers at APS meetings.
Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics
The Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics (DLAP), endowed by the Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP) seeks to recognize and honor physicists in industrial or other non-academic careers for their significant contributions to the advancement of physics of a technical, industrial, or entrepreneurial nature.
The Marshak Lectureship, endowed by Ruth Marshak in honor of her late husband and former APS president, Robert Marshak, is to provide travel support for physicists from "developing nations or the Eastern Block" invited to speak at APS meetings.