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The national organization of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, offers a number of awards, scholarships, internships, and other opportunities for chapters and members. Applications for these opportunities are now processed through this online system. Applications for the highlighted opportunities are currently being accepted. If you have any questions, please contact us at sps-programs@aip.org.

If this is your first time applying to an SPS award, please create a new login. Your username and password that you use for our Membership website will not currently work as a login for this system. We appreciate your patience while we work to install this functionality.

Note: When an application deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday the application is due the following weekday.


SPS Awards and Opportunities - Deadline December 1, 2016
Future Faces of Physics Award
Marsh W. White Award
SPS Chapter Research Award
Sigma Pi Sigma Chapter Project Award

SPS Internships - Deadline January 15, 2017
SPS Internships


SPS Awards and Opportunities - Deadline March 15, 2017
SPS Scholarships
SPS Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research
Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award 

Additional SPS Awards and Opportunities - No Deadline
SPS Travel Award
SPS Reporter Award

SOCK Kit Requests


You must create an account and login to this online awards system in order to access opportunity applications. The login for this site is distinct from the login for the SPS membership site. For descriptions of the opportunities, visit the SPS website.