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The following lectureships and travel grants are intended to encourage collaborations and to bring international speakers to the APS March and April Meetings.
This Lectureship was endowed by Esther Hoffman Beller for the purpose of bringing distinguished physicists from abroad as invited speakers at APS meetings.
Esther Hoffman Beller Lectureship
Between 2011 and 2019, APS and the Sociedade Brasileira de Física (SBF) co-sponsored the exchange of physics PhD students, postdocs, and professors between the United States and Brazil. The final application cycle for this program closed in 2018.
The APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs (FGSA) provides funds to help graduate students and other young researchers travel to scholarly meetings.
FGSA Travel Grants
Between 2008 and 2019, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and APS supported the exchange of physicists, physics PhD students, and postdocs between India and the United States. The final application cycle for this program closed in December 2018.
The International Research Travel Award Program (IRTAP) promotes international scientific collaborations between APS members and physicists in developing countries.
International Research Travel Award Program
The Robert E. Marshak Lectureship was endowed by Ruth Marshak in honor of her husband to provide travel support for physicists of any career level (i.e., from graduate student to senior scientist) from developing nations or Eastern Europe to speak at APS meetings.
Robert E. Marshak Lectureship