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Applications Open: May 23, 2021

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Chapter Travel Awards

This award is to support chapter attendance to the 2022 Physics Congress. Each chapter awarded will be provided one (1) room for the duration of the congress, (Wednesday night 10/5/2022 through Sunday morning 10/9/2022). A limited amount of additional funding has been earmarked to support the travel of chapters travelling from Zones 14-18 (West Coast) and non-continental US locations.

Application Procedure

  • Applications will be submitted through this form and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Additional rooms may be available, pending availability, closer to the date of the congress.
  • Applications will require two (2) points of contact-- both faculty and an SPS chapter student member.
  • Applications will open April 23, 2021.

Eligibility

  • If approved, chapters pledge to bring 3-4 students to the congress. If a minimum of 3 students from the chapter are not registered by March 15, 2022 without SPS National permission, the room will be forfeited.
  • Attending students must be undergraduate members of SPS.
  • Each person staying in the provided housing must present either a poster or art during the 2022 Physics Congress.

Individual Travel Awards

A very limited number of individual travel awards are available for students from students coming without anyone else from their school/chapter.  This award will cover the cost of registration, which includes some meals.

Application

  • Applications will be submitted through this form and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Applications will open April 23, 2021.

Eligibility

  • Students must be undergraduate members of SPS.
  • Each person funded must present either a poster or art during the 2022 Physics Congress.

Award Details

If you receive a Travel Award, you are required to acknowledge the support that you received by including an SPS logo on your poster, available here.

Program Support

The 2022 Physics Congress travel awards are funded, in part, by the generosity of Sigma Pi Sigma members and the American Institute of Physics (AIP). To contribute directly to the Physics Congress Student Travel Fund, visit: https://donate.aip.org/