Class Eligibility: Undergraduate Only
Academic Area: Applied Physics
Description: The APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors is usually able to fund 20-25 new recipients each year. The program, which began in 1980, has graduated students who have received their Ph.D.s in physics and are now working as physics faculty members in universities, as well as research scientists at corporations and national labs. Some past scholars have also become high school physics teachers.
Award: The award consists of $2000 per year for new corporate scholars, and $3000 per year for renewal students to be used for tuition, room & board, educational materials. In addition, each physics department that hosts one or more APS minority undergraduate scholars and assigns a mentor for their student/s will receive a $500 award for programs to encourage minority students.
Nomination Required: No.
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