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Are you a student from historically marginalized backgrounds (Black/African American, Latinx, and Indigenous) looking to pursue a graduate degree in physics?
The APS Bridge Program aims to provide you with the necessary tools and resources to achieve success in a graduate program. This begins through the encouragement of holistic admissions practices during the Bridge application review process.
Admittance into a Bridge Program will provide you with a network of individuals that are committed to student success and increased diversity and inclusion in the field.
Participation in the APS Bridge Program will give you access to an extensive professional network, including additional programs at the following institutions:
When your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email regarding your application status. Students accepted into bridge programs will receive admission offers in May and June. The application cycle closes in June, and no offers will be made after this deadline.
You are eligible for the Bridge Program if you meet the following requirements:
For complete information on requirements and deadlines, please see the Student FAQ.
Are you interested in a graduate or PhD program in physics, but not sure you have the coursework, research experience, or guidance to be accepted into a program?
The APS Bridge Program may be able to help you!
Apply by March 15, 2024.
For more information about the Bridge application and application process, register for the Bridge Applicant Office Hours.
Tuesday Feb 6, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. PT
Tuesday March 5, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PT
See what students have to say about how the APS Bridge Program helped them pursue their career paths.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1834540. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.