National Mentoring Community: Supporting Diversity in Physics
National Mentoring Community

NMC Bringing Emergency Aid to Mentees (BEAM) Fund

A Grant Program of the National Mentoring Community

The NMC Bringing Emergency Aid to Mentees (BEAM) fund provides small grants to NMC Mentees who are facing sudden financial emergencies so that they can continue their physics studies and earn their degrees. Students can apply and, if approved, receive funds within two weeks.

Learn more about BEAM Fund assistance

Thank you to our funder

APS is grateful to the Kenton and Amy Brown Foundation for their generous support of the BEAM Fund


Please contact the APS NMC team via email if you have questions or concerns.

* The BEAM fund review committee is comprised of faculty members from the APS Committee on Minorities in Physics and APS staff.