Financial Assistance Programs

Financial Assistance Programs

APS Annual Convention Financial Assistance Programs

APS is pleased to offer two financial assistance programs to defray costs for APS members and student members presenting their research at the 2024 APS Annual Convention. Please note that you may apply to one program, not both.

Applications Open: November 2023

Application Deadline: January 10, 2024

Recipients Notified: February 2024

Financial Assistance program applications are now closed, thank you to all who submitted.

Student Travel Assistance

The APS Student Travel Assistance program defrays travel costs for APS student members who are presenting their research at the APS Annual Convention. Recipients are provided with complimentary Convention registration, as well as a stipend. Travel Assistance recipients are required to volunteer for 1 six-hour shift onsite at the Convention. Volunteer duties typically include working at the registration desk, providing directions to attendees or completing room counts for various Convention events.

You must be an APS student member and have submitted a poster, flash talk, or symposium to the 2024 APS Annual Convention for review to apply for Student Travel Assistance. The deadline to apply is January 10, 2024.

Questions? Check out our Travel Assistance FAQs page.

Family Care Assistance

The Family Care Assistance Program defrays family care costs for APS members and student members who are presenting their research at the APS Annual Convention. These costs can include childcare, elder care, etc. If selected, recipients will receive a $200 USD stipend.

You must be an APS member or student member and have submitted a poster, flash talk, or symposium to the 2024 APS Annual Convention for review to apply for Family Care Assistance. The deadline to apply is January 10, 2024.

If selected, you must be registered and paid in full to receive the financial support.

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