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The American Physical Society (APS) Chapters support graduate students, postdocs, and early career scientists. Focused on what is most important to their members, APS Chapters take a unique approach to specific issues at their institutions. Examples of issues addressed by chapters include graduate student pay, creating multimedia physics resources, and other topics around professional development, networking, advocacy, and fostering equity.
Discover ways that APS Chapters are creatively addressing challenges on their campuses and in physics.
Only one chapter can be associated with a particular university, institution, or other organization. Chapters do not pay dues to APS. However, to remain in good standing, a chapter must have:
The chapter annual report must include:
APS membership is not required for chapter membership. However, to be in good standing, a chapter must have at least five members who are also APS members. Additionally, only APS members are eligible to hold chapter officer positions or receive APS Chapters grants or awards.