APS Bridge Program

Faculty: Bachelor Institutions

Which Students are right for the Bridge Program?

The Bridge Program is appropriate for undergraduate physics students who:

The program provides research experiences, advanced coursework, mentoring, and coaching to prepare a graduate school application. The program also partners with doctoral granting institutions to provide transitional support once students begin doctoral studies.

More info on student eligibility, application

Contact the program for more information

Join the APS Bridge Program

We encourage your undergraduate institution to join the Bridge Program as a Member Institution. This free membership is a great way to join a network of academic institutions committed to increasing educational opportunities for underrepresented minority physics students. Learn more and join now

Statistics

APS generates statistical reports on issues in graduate physics. These reports are freely available for your use. You may use our graphs in reports and presentations. Credit APS and the data source as shown on each graph. More Statistics

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Credit: APS/Source: IPEDS Completion Survey by Race

Resources

Bridge email list

The Bridge Program email list is an easy way to stay informed about events and opportunities concerning increasing diversity in physics graduate education. Join as a Coalition Site

Wavefront

APS Wavefront is a monthly electronic newsletter for physics education leaders with information about upcoming APS programs, meetings, recent APS actions, and activities within the physics community. Learn more and sign up

Minority Scholarship

APS has scholarships available for minority students majoring or planning to major in physics. Scholarships are available for high school seniors and college freshmen and sophomores. Learn more

Webinars

APS holds free webinars that provide interactive discussion, career guidance, and advice from fellow physicists. These are available for online and include topics such as:

All archived webinars are available online.

Workshops & Conferences

APS regularly hosts workshops and conferences to address critical issues in physics education.

Other Conferences