Prizes and Awards

GPER Mini-Grants: Conference Support and Personal Support

The American Physical Society Physics Education Research Topical Group (GPER) is committed to supporting APS members who advance and enrich research in physics education. The Mini-Grants are divided into two strands – Conference Support for the Physics Education Community (Strand 1) and Personal Support (Strand 2). Historically, the GPER Mini-Grants have provided travel support for physics education researchers. Additionally, we’re continuing a special second strand for personal support, in response to the multiple crises that present numerous personal, professional, and educational challenges.

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GPER Conference Organizer Grant

The APS Topical Group on Physics Education Research is happy to offer Conference Organizer Grants to support successful organization of PER-focused conferences, and the development of early-career PER researchers at such conferences.

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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.