Prizes & Awards

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Doctoral Dissertation Award in Astrophysics

This award recognizes doctoral thesis in research in astrophysics, and encourages effective written and oral presentation of research results.

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Hans A. Bethe Prize

To recognize outstanding work in theory, experiment or observation in the areas of astrophysics, nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, or closely related fields.

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Student and Postdocs Travel Awards

The DAP will offer travel grants to support the attendance of graduate students and postdocs (or advanced undergraduate students) at the APS April meeting.

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Caregiver Awards

The DAP will offer caregiver grants to support dependent care at the meeting or at an alternative location (including at home), including expenses incurred in transporting a caregiver.

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Nominees for and holders of APS Honors (prizes, awards, and fellowship) and official leadership positions are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.