Scholarships & Awards

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Student Honors
LeRoy Apker Undergraduate Physics Achievement Award
The LeRoy Apker Award recognizes outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, and provides encouragement to students who have demonstrated great potential for future scientific accomplishment.

Career Minority Physicists
Edward A. Bouchet Award
The award promotes the participation of underrepresented minorities in physics by identifying and recognizing a distinguished minority physicist who has made significant contributions to physics research.

Other Opportunities

Student Honors
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Internships
This is a list of scholarships, fellowships, and internships for minorities, women, and general students. APS provides this list as a service to students and does not endorse any particular program.

Summer Research Internship Programs
This is a list of summer research internship programs in physics and related fields around the US. Students must apply and be accepted to these paid internships. While APS does not endorse any particular program, APS does encourage all students to engage in research experiences in order to enhance their education and career options.

Scholarship Databases
APS provides this list of scholarships for minority and other students as a service and does not endorse any particular program.

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.