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APS Scholarship for Minority Undergraduate Physics Majors

Scholarship Provider: American Physical Society
Application Deadline: 02/03/2006
Description: Any African American, Latino, or Native American US citizen or permanent legal resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics and who is a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore is eligible to apply.

This scholarship carries a $2000 award for new recipients, and a $3000 award for renewal recipients. In addition, $500 is given to each physics department hosting a minority scholar.  This scholarship is renewable only once.

Scholars are paired with a member of the APS Committee on Minorities in physics as a mentor, as well as a local mentor at their institution.
Scholarship Amount: $2,000-$3,000
Scholarship Website: http://www.aps.org/educ/com/scholars/index.cfm
Applicant Class Requirement: Entering First Year Undergraduate or Freshman or Sophomore
Minority Status Requirement: African American or Hispanic American or Native American
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Awards Given: 11-20
Length of Award: Renewable

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Arlene Modeste Knowles
American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Email: knowles@aps.org
Phone: 301-209-3232
Fax: 301-209-0865