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APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors

Sponsored by: American Physical Society (APS)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American. Applicant must be a high school senior, college freshman, or college sophomore who is majoring or planning to major in 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
Number of Applications 100
Required areas of study physics
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable for one year.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $3,000
Min $2,000


Average 25

Contact Information

Arlene Modeste-Knowles
American Physical Society (APS)
One Physics Ellipse
4th Floor
College Park, MD 20740 United States

Phone: (301) 209-3200
Fax: (301) 209-0865

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