APS develops and implements a range of programs that improve physics education, impact policy makers, increase diversity, inform the public about the importance of physics, and reach out to physicists around the world.

Education Programs


Supporting physics educators and improving physics education at all levels.

Gray Arrow Education Program

International Program

International Affairs

Fostering international communication and scientific collaboration across nations.

Gray Arrow International Affairs Program

Honors Programs

Honors: Prizes, Awards & Fellowships

Recognizing outstanding achievements in research, education, and public service.

Gray Arrow Honors Program

Minority Programs

Minorities in Physics

Promoting the recruitment and inclusion of underrepresented minorities in physics.

Gray Arrow Minority Program

Women's Programs

Women in Physics

Supporting the recruitment, retention, and career development of women physicists at all levels.

Gray Arrow Women's Program

LGBT Programs

LGBT Physicists

Providing greater inclusion, engagement, and representation for LGBT physicists.

Gray Arrow LGBT Program

Physics Outreach Programs

Physics Outreach

Sharing the excitement and importance of physics with people of all ages.

Gray Arrow Outreach Program

Public Affairs

Government Affairs

Shaping science policy and connecting physicists with policy makers.

Gray Arrow Government Affairs Program

Industrial Programs

Industrial Physics

Improving the visibility and service to industrial physics.

Gray Arrow Industrial Physics Program