APS Bridge Program


Student Applications Now Closed
The Student Application for the APS Bridge Program is now closed. Applications for 2017 will open in December 2016.

NMC/BP Conference
This year's meeting was combined with the inaugural National Mentoring Community Conference, October 9-11, 2015.

The Spring 2016 edition of the annual APS Bridge Program newsletter is now available.

Get Involved!

Become a Partnership Institution
The APS-BP is developing a national network of doctoral granting institutions where bridge and other students, if admitted, will receive mentoring and assistance in making the transition into a doctoral program. The RFP for 2016 is currently open. Deadlines for applications are Friday of the first week in March and September.

Join the Bridge Program as a Member Institution
Becoming a Bridge Program Member Institution is the best way to plug into a network of institutions and organizations committed to improving diversity in physics.

Program Goals

About the Program Goals
The program aims to increase the number of physics Ph.D.'s awarded to underrepresented minority students.