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APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scho...
  • Contact
  • Arlene Modeste Knowles
  • Address
  • One Physics Ellipse
  • Email Address
  • minorityscholarship@aps.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 7, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $3,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The American Physical Society Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Students Physics Majors consists of $2,000 per year for new recipients and $3,000 per year for renewal recipients to be used for tuition, room & board and educational materials.

    The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers.

    Eligibility includes:
    - African American, Hispanic American or Native American students
    - High school seniors, college freshmen or sophomores
    - U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents
    - Physics majors and those planning to major in physics

    - $2,000 for new students and $3,000 for renewal students
    - A local physics mentor
    - An APS physics mentor

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