Prizes & Awards

Excellence in Physics Education Award

To recognize and honor a team or group of individuals (such as a collaboration) or, exceptionally, a single individual, who have exhibited a sustained commitment to excellence in physics education.

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Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction

Award recognizes and honors outstanding achievement in teaching, sustaining (for at least four years), and enhancing an advanced undergraduate laboratory course or courses at US institutions.

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Award for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education

Committee on Education award to recognize physics departments and /or undergraduate-serving programs in physics that support best practices in education at the undergraduate level.

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Forum on Education Mini-Grants

The Forum on Education of the American Physical Society (APS) is committed to supporting APS members who continue to advance and enrich physics education. Personal Mini-Grants support the professional development of individual members, while Project Mini-Grants provide funding for projects related to physics education.

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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.