National Society of Black Physicists

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SPS and the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) are now offering free joint student memberships.

The Joint SPS–NSBP Membership Program

The new SPS–NSBP membership agreement enables student members of SPS to join NSBP for free, and student members of NSBP to join SPS for free. The primary way that SPS members can take advantage of this opportunity is by indicating their desire to join NSBP on the SPS online application form when they join or renew. Current student members of SPS can join NSBP by e-mailing their request to sps [at] Similarly, NSBP student members can take advantage of this joint membership when they join or renew their NSBP membership, or by e-mailing nsbpchapters [at]

About the National Society of Black Physicists

Founded in 1977 at Morgan State University, the mission of the National Society of Black Physicists is to promote the professional well-being of African American physicists and physics students within the international scientific community and within society at large.

The organization seeks to develop and support efforts to increase opportunities for African Americans in physics and to increase their numbers and visibility of their scientific work. It also seeks to develop activities and programs that highlight and enhance the benefits of the scientific contributions that African American physicists provide for the international community. The society seeks to raise the general knowledge and appreciation of physics in the African American community.

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