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SPS News - Fall Applications - Deadline November 15!
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SPS News - Issue 118: November 7, 2017

Fall Applications - Deadline November 15!

There is only one week remaining to submit your applications for the Fall Chapter Awards! Fall Chapter Awards include:

Future Faces of Physics Award - up to $500 awarded

Marsh White Award - up to $500 awarded

Sigma Pi Sigma Project Award - up to $500 awarded

SPS Chapter Research Award - up to $2,000 awarded

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, deadline for applications is November 15!


Internship Applications Now Open

Looking for a fun and rewarding summer experience? Applications are now open for the SPS Summer Internship Program!

The SPS Summer Internship Program includes:

  • Dynamic 10-week paid Internship in the Washington, DC area

  • Internship placement opportunities in science research, science policy, outreach, career development, and science education

  • Program also includes outreach, professional development, and networking opportunities

You can learn more about the internship program here, and also browse position descriptions for last year's placement sites.

The application deadline is January 15.

T-Shirt Voting Open!

Help SPS and the American Physical Society (APS) determine which t-shirt to feature at the APS March and April Future of Physics Days events. Voting closes November 10th. APS March and April Meeting attendees will receive the t-shirt winner for FREE!


Vote Now!

Future of Physics Days Travel Grants

Applications are now open for travel grants to attend the APS March Meeting in Los Angeles. Travel grants of $500 in matched funds are available to undergrads presenting at the conference. For more information and to apply, visit the APS website.

Find Your Grad School with

Thanksgiving break is coming up and November is the perfect time to start searching for grad schools! SPS and (GSS) have come together to give you a streamlined directory of physical science graduate schools. GSS lets you search programs by acceptance rates, specialty degrees, region, and much more.

Learn more about finding the right graduate school through GSS and how to request a hard copy of the GSS Directory, here.

REMINDER: Bulk Membership Discount

SPS National offers bulk membership discounts for chapters and departments! The more people from your chapter that join SPS National, the larger the discount off dues:

05-09     05% discount
10-24     15% discount
25-39     20% discount
40+         25% discount

All members get access to two AIP member societies, SPS individual awards and chapter awards, and much more!  This offer is good for both new and renewing members. Call 301-209-3007 or email with questions.

We’ll Be Back 12/05

SPS wants you to enjoy your Thanksgiving break! Our next issue of the e-Newsletter will be 12/05. Reach out to with any questions.

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

2018 AAPT Winter Meeting, January 6 - 9, 2018

Advanced registration is open until December 5 for the 2018 AAPT Winter Meeting in San Diego, CA. Conference information is located here.

98th Annual Meeting of AMS, January 7-11, 2018

Early Registration is open until December 1 for the 98th Annual AMS Meeting in Austin, TX. More information about this conference located here.

SPS offers Travel Awards of $200 to members presenting their research at AIP member society meetings. A limited number of awards will be offered. Apply Today!

SPS members attending and reporting on professional physics meetings are eligible to receive $200 in travel reimbursement. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply Now!

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