Scholarships & Awards

Sponsored by APS

Research Internship
APS/IBM Research Internship for Underrepresented Minority Students
The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for underrepresented undergraduate minority students. The goal is to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering.

Student Honors
Past APS Minority Scholarship Winners
Since its inception in 1980, the APS Minority Scholarship program has awarded 520 scholarships for undergraduate study in physics.

LeRoy Apker Undergraduate Physics Achievement Award
To recognize outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, and thereby provide encouragement to young physicists who have demonstrated great potential for future scientific accomplishment. 

Career Minority Physicists
Edward A. Bouchet Award
The award promotes the participation of underrepresented minorities in physics by identifying and recognizing a distinguished minority physicist who has made significant contributions to physics research.

Other Opportunities

Student Honors
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Internships
This is a list of scholarships, fellowships, and internships for minorities, women, and general students. APS provides this list as a service to students and does not endorse any particular program.

Summer Research Internship Programs
This is a list of summer research internship programs in physics and related fields around the US.  Students must apply and be accepted to these paid internships.  While APS does not endorse any particular program, APS does encourage all students to engage in research experiences in order to enhance their education and career options.

Scholarship Databases
List of scholarships for minority and other students. APS provides this list as a service and does not endorse any particular program.