APS Bridge Program


The 2018 Bridge Student Application is now open!
Student Applications close on March 16, 2018. Learn more.

Meet the Bridge Students!
Hear what Bridge Students have to say about the program. Learn more.

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.

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 2018 is open. The deadline for applications is March 2, 2018.

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.