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The New York State Section of the American Physical Society, established in 1938, brings together physicists from industry, government laboratories and academia for topical symposia twice a year. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend, for each symposium is intended to be tutorial in nature. Each symposium has a contributed poster session and awards are given for best students' posters. The Section supports outreach activities through grants awarded twice a year.
The purpose of this program is to support projects that increase public understanding and appreciation of physics particularly for K-12 students. Proposals (for up to $2,000 each) will be accepted from individuals associated with non-profit institutions who intend to carry out educational activities within the NYSS-APS area. The number of grants funded will depend upon funds allocated to the Outreach Program during that funding cycle. An additional $200 may be granted to each grantee for travel to present his/her results at a meeting of the Section.
The submission deadline is one week prior to the meeting date. Please refer to the Fall or Spring meeting dates.
The New York State Section provides up to $150 in travel support for students. Interested students should contact:
Dr. Kenneth Podolak
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-3193