The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools.
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.
These scholarships fully fund PhD. training expenses, including tuition, college fees, stipend, health insurance and travel. Scholars can receive full funding for combined M.D./PhD. training in coordination with one of the 42 top U.S. medical schools that have NIH-funded Medical Scientist Training Programs.
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields of study that utilize high performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering.
The fellowship includes a 12-week research experience at one of 17 DOE laboratory sites. The DOE CSGF program is open to senior undergraduates or students in their first or second year of graduate study.
The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or post-doctoral studies in the physical sciences, engineering and technology at leading universities abroad.
The OWSD fellowship is awarded to women scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to pursue a PhD at a centre of excellence in the South in a field of the natural sciences.
The APS Minority Scholarship helps increase the number of under- represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. The scholarship provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students, helping them enhance their education and for successfully prepare for a variety of careers.
The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for undergraduate women. The goal is to encourage women students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. The internships are salaried positions typically 10 weeks long at one of three IBM research locations.
To enable early-career women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons. The scholarship consists of a one-year award (applicants can apply in a subsequent year for one additional year of support). Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees.
To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers.
The Educational Foundation for Woman in Accounting (EFWA) awards scholarships to women who are pursuing accounting degrees at postgraduate level. Scholarships may be awarded up to $5,000 to deserving Ph.D. students who have completed comprehensive exams prior to the previous Fall semester.