Society of Physics Students Scholarships and Internships

Deadline: February
Website: Link
Disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Years: Junior

SPS Scholarships encourage the study of physics and the pursuit of high scholarship. They consist of a top award of $5,000, and a number of $2,000 awards. These awards are made to undergraduate physics students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and additional criteria as outlined in the following descriptions.
 

SPS Leadership Scholarships

  • Several $2000-$5000 awards may be made each year
  • Awarded on the basis of academic performance and leadership in SPS
  • Applicants must have junior level standing

Herbert Levy Memorial Scholarship

  • One $2,000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and financial need

SPS Future Teacher Scholarship

  • One $2000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and a stated teaching career objective

Peggy Dixon Two-Year Scholarship

  • One $2000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, and attendance at a two-year college

Kirsten R. Lorentzen Award

  • One $2,000 award will be made each year; recipient will also be invited to attend a professional physics meeting in the year following receipt of the award
  • Awarded to a female student in her sophomore or junior year of study
  • Awarded to an exceptionally well-rounded student who excels in her studies as well as outdoor activities, service, sports, music, or other non-academic pursuits or who has overcome significant obstacles

SPS and AAPT Mary Beth Monroe Memorial Scholarship

  • One $2,000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in physics or physics education on the basis of scholarship, SPS participation, attendance at a community college, and intent to pursue a career in education

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) Academic Scholarship

  • One $2,000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of scholarship and SPS participation

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) Underrepresented Student Scholarship

  • One $2,000 award may be made each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate students who are from a group that is underrepresented in science and engineering, on the basis of scholarship and SPS participation