Prizes & Awards

Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics

To recognize outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics. 

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History of Physics Essay Contest

To promote interest in the history of physics, accessible to a general scientific audience.

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Student Travel Awards

Since 2005, FHP has been offering $750 awards for partial travel support to graduate or undergraduate students who have submitted abstracts for contributed FHP sessions at the March or April meetings.

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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.