APS diversity programs are designed to increase the overall participation of groups which are currently underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields in the US.
Awards and Fellowships

APS offers a number of fellowships for trainees from underrepresented backgrounds:

These programs are designed not only to provide funding, but to also offer opportunities to build professional networks.

Importance of Diversity in STEM



Pamela Gunter Smith, President of York College in Pennsylvania and past Porter Committee Chairperson, talks about APS’ longstanding commitment to diversity.

Flagship Diversity Program

APS’ flagship diversity program is the Porter Physiology Development Fellowship. We recently caught up with some of our esteemed past fellows during the program’s 50th anniversary. Read more about their careers post-fellowship.

Top Diversity Resources from our Experts