Prizes & Awards
Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics
To recognize and encourage notable contributions to the field of molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.
Herbert P. Broida Prize
To recognize and enhance outstanding experimental advancements in the fields of atomic and molecular spectroscopy or chemical physics.
Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics
To recognize and encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research in chemistry and physics, in the spirit of Irving Langmuir.
Prizes & Awards Sponsored by DCP
Dependent Child Care Award
The Dependent Child Care Award (DCCA) provides dependent child care awards for DCP members attending APS National Meetings. Awards from the fund may be used by recipients for dependent care at a conference, or at an alternative location (including at home), and may include those expenses incurred in transporting a caregiver.
Doctoral Thesis Award
The Division of Chemical Physics will issue an award of $1,000 for the best doctoral thesis. In addition, the awardee will be given a grant of up to $1,000 to travel to the March APS meeting to give an oral presentation describing his or her doctoral research.
Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Awards
APS Division of Chemical Physics New Investigator Travel Awards of up to $500 are available for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers within two years of their Ph.D. who present a paper at one of the DCP Symposia at the APS March Meeting. Eligible expenses include reduced rate air fare or car travel, registration, economy room and board for the duration of the meeting.