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Spring Award Deadlines

Award Deadlines Approaching

SPS Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

Given to one or more SPS members annually, awards $500 honorarium for winner and $500 for the SPS chapter. Pays expenses for winner to attend and present a paper at the annual International Association of Physics Students (IAPS), which is usually held in Europe. Formerly known as the Outstanding Student Award for Undergraduate Research.

Applications due March 15

SPS Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award

The Outstanding SPS Chapter Advisor Award is the most prestigious SPS award. It recognizes annually an outstanding SPS chapter advisor. A truly successful SPS chapter requires leadership, organization, a broad spectrum of activities, and enthusiastic student participation. An outstanding chapter advisor provides the stimulus for such success.

Applications due April 15

Blake Lilly Prize

The Blake Lilly Prize, named after the late Blake Lilly and given in his honor, recognizes SPS chapters and individuals who make a genuine effort to positively influence the attitudes of school children and the general public about physics. For example, many chapters perform something like a "Physics Circus," conduct classroom demonstrations, offer tutoring services for grades K-12, or assist with school science fairs. The Blake Lilly Prize is an opportunity to be publicly recognized for these types of physics outreach efforts.

Proposals due April 15

SPS Outstanding Chapter Award

SPS Outstanding Chapter Awards are determined each academic year after a careful review of the information, photos, and supporting material presented in the annual chapter reports. The reviewers include a team of four SPS National Council members, including zone councilors and associate zone councilors, as well as the SPS office staff. chapter reports are due by June 15th each year. Please see the chapter report rubric for a better idea of the review process.

Applications due June 15

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