APS Bridge Program


APS Bridge Graduate Student Induction Manual is now available.
The APS Bridge Program has developed a guide of best practices for inducting new graduate students into physics graduate programs. Learn more.

MSI Travel Award Applications are Closed
The APS Bridge Program is offering one-time travel awards for MSI faculty and undergraduate students to travel to collaborating institutions. MSI travel award applications are now closed as of October 1, 2017.

The Fall 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 2017 is currently closed. 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.