APS Bridge Program


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

Student Applications Now Closed
Student applications for 2015-2016 is now closed. Applications for 2016-2017 will be open in early December.

APS Bridge Program Featured in Symmetry
A new second chance at a Ph.D. in physics.

Bridge Program Brochure
For more information on the APS Bridge Program download the program brochure.

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 2015-2016 is currently open. Deadlines for applications are September 4 and December 4.

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.