APS Bridge Program


Graduate Education and Bridge Program Conference
The next BP Conference will be held on February 10-12, 2017 in College Park, MD.

Student Applications are Open
The Student Application for the APS Bridge Program is now open. The deadline for 2017 applications is March 20, 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 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.