Minorities in Physics
The American Physical Society is committed to the inclusion of underrepresented minorities in physics and has spent decades working on programs to increase recruitment and retention of African American, Hispanic American and Native American physicists.
APS programs for minorities include:
Scholarships and Awards
Travel Grants for Minority Colloquium Speakers
Site Visits Promoting Minority Hiring and Retention
APS Minority Scholarship
Promoting Underrepresented Minority Physics Majors
Congratulations to the Class of 2012-13!
The APS Minority Scholarship helps increase the number of underrepresented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. Thirty-nine scholarships were awarded to high school seniors, and college freshmen and sophomores.
About APS Minority Scholarship
2012-13 Minority Scholars
All APS Minority Scholars
APS Bridge Program
The APS Bridge Program (APS-BP) was created to measurably increase the number of physics PhDs granted to underrepresented minorities over the next ten years by establishing a set of bridge programs that facilitate student transitions
from undergraduate degree programs
to graduate school.
About APS Bridge Program
Graduate School in Physics - A Minority Perspective (Webinar)
APS Diversity Tweets
High School Students
Minorities in Physics Brochure
The new APS brochure encouraging minority students to study physics also provides students and their parents with information about pursuing physics careers.
Explore, Understand, Succeed (English)
Explora, Entiende, Triunfa (Spanish)
Purchase Minorities in Physics Brochures (APS Store)