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American Physical Society Scholarship for Undergraduate Physics Majors

Sponsored by: American Physical Society (APS)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of black, Hispanic, or Native American descent. Applicant must be a college freshman or sophomore studying physics. Minimum award amount is granted to new applicants; maximum award amount for recipients looking to renew their award.


Application Deadline First Friday in February
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study physics
Awarded every year? yes
Recipient must major in physics with satisfactory GPA to retain scholarship for one additional year.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $3,000
Min $2,000


Max 26
Average 25

Contact Information

Arlene Modeste Knowles
Scholarship Administrator
American Physical Society (APS)
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740 United States

Phone: (301) 209-3232
Fax: (301) 209-0865

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