Future of Physics Days Meeting Grants

Future of Physics Days (FPD) meeting grants are for undergraduate students who are presenting research at the Undergraduate Research Sessions during the APS March or April meetings.

Applications for both the 2021 March and April Meetings are now open. Please apply using the application form below. Note that you will need to submit a screenshot clearly showing that your abstract was submitted under the sorting category “Undergraduate Research (APS/SPS)” as well as a statement from an advisor or school representative in support of your application for the award.

Apply for a March Meeting Grant

Apply for an April Meeting Grant

How to Apply

  1. Submit your abstract for the APS March or April Meeting in the “Undergraduate Research (APS/SPS) sorting category.”
  2. Complete the application form (opens in November for March Meeting and January for April Meeting)
    • You’ll need a screenshot of your submitted abstract to apply.
    • A statement of support from a research supervisor or university/college contact will be required to complete the application.
  3. If your application is approved, you will be asked to sign up for a volunteer role during the Meeting. Please do not register for the meeting until you hear back from us. All award winners will receive a coupon code for registration.


Email Midhat Farooq, farooq@aps.org

Nominees for and holders of APS Honors (prizes, awards, and fellowship) and official leadership positions are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.


  • Applicants must be members of APS — student membership is free for the first year. Join APS
  • Applicants must be undergraduate students.
  • Applicants must have submitted an abstract to the meeting in the “Undergraduate Research (APS/SPS)” sorting category.
  • Applicants must be registered for the meeting.

Award Details

  • Registration cost of the meeting will be reimbursed.
  • Only one meeting grant per faculty advisor will be awarded
  • A registration coupon will be provided to each award recipient and the recipient will be expected to fulfill a volunteer responsibility at the Meeting.