8 February 2024

Apply for the 2024 TEAM-UP Together Scholarship

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The purpose of the AIP TEAM-UP Together scholarship program is to support African American students in pursuing and completing their bachelor's degrees in physics and astronomy. The TEAM-UP Together Scholarships consist of $10,000 awards for African American physics and astronomy majors who have financial need and are actively working toward their undergraduate degrees. In September 2023, the TEAM-UP Together Scholarship Program awarded 62 students for the 2023-24 academic year.

The deadline for the 2024 TEAM-UP Together Scholarship Program application is Friday, 8 March 2024

Scholarship at a Glance

  • Several $10,000 awards may be made each year
  • Students may receive only one award per year
  • Current award recipients may re-apply each year for renewed support
  • Awards are made on the basis of financial need and student commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree in physics or astronomy
  • Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate at an accredited US institution of higher education.

Learn More and Apply


TEAM-UP Together is a collective action initiative led by the American Institute of PhysicsAmerican Association of Physics TeachersAmerican Astronomical SocietyAmerican Physical Society, and the Society of Physics Students to address the disproportionate underrepresentation of African American undergraduate students in physics and astronomy. This effort aims to provide financial support to African American students and to support the scientific community in doubling the number of African American students earning physics and astronomy bachelor’s degrees annually by 2030. The program is funded by a $12.5 million grant from the Simons Foundation and Simons Foundation International. To learn more, check out teamuptogether.org.

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