APS Bridge Program Accepting Member Institution Applications
The APS Bridge Program is developing a coalition of academic institutions that share a commitment to increasing educational opportunities for underrepresented minority physics students. Membership is free, and institutions that are actively working to improve diversity in the physics community may join. This network of member institutions will share innovative ideas, learn from leaders in the field, and promote awareness of the importance of diversity in physics.
APS Bridge Program.
Minority Scholarship Application Process Now Open
APS is once again pleased to announce the Scholarships for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors. African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students who are college freshmen or sophomore physics majors, and who are US citizens or permanent residents are invited to apply. The online application deadline is February 4, 2013. Awards are $2000 and $3000 per academic year.
Minority Scholarship Applications
APS Speakers Lists Featuring Women and Minorities
Planning a colloquium series and want to include a minority or female speaker? Check out the APS Speakers Lists! The lists contain names, contact information, and talk titles of physicists who are willing to give talks on a variety of subjects.
APS Women's Speakers Lists
Travel Grants for Minority Speakers
Don't forget! Travel grants are available for institutions inviting women and minority speakers.
Speaker Travel Grants
2012 Professional Skills Development Workshops for Women
APS, with support from NSF, will host two Professional Skills Development Workshops in 2013 for female physicists. Postdoctoral associates and early-career faculty and scientists are invited to apply for the March 17, 2013 workshop in Baltimore, MD. Postdoctoral associates and senior-level faculty and scientists are invited to apply for the April 12, 2013 workshop in Denver, Colorado. Senior graduate students are also welcome to apply. Applicants affiliated with a US institution/facility are eligible for travel and lodging funding consideration. Those needing funding assistance are encouraged to apply early.
Professional Skills Development Workshop Applications and Deadlines
APS/IBM Research Internships for Undergraduate Women: Deadline is February 1, 2013
APS and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for undergraduate women. The goal is to encourage women students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. The internships are salaried positions typically 10 weeks long at one of three IBM research locations (San Jose, CA, Austin, TX, or Yorktown Heights, NY), and give the opportunity to work closely with an IBM mentor. Learn more at at:
Research Internship Program for Undergraduate Women
Nominations for the CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month
The Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) recognizes a female physicist each month who has had an impact on others' lives and careers. Do you know female physicists worthy of recognition? Nominate them!
Woman Physicist of the Month
Women in Physics (WIPHYS) Email Group
The Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) welcomes you to join WIPHYS, its electronic mailing list. WIPHYS is sent weekly and includes funding, job, and professional development opportunities for women. WIPHYS was "officially" started in January 1993, and now has over 800 subscribers.
Join Women in Physics (WIPHYS) Email Group
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