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This application portal is for use by applicants for the APS and AIP Congressional fellowship programs

You may apply for:

  • APS only
  • AIP only or
  • both APS and AIP

  • Each organization sponsors separate fellowship programs. However, we allow for submission of a single set of application materials for consideration by both programs.
  • APS and AIP have different selection criteria, timelines, review processes and committees.

  • After your application is complete, you will communicate with AIP and APS separately.

January 9, 2019 Update:  If you anticipate that the partial government shutdown will cause significant issues regarding timely submission of your application or letter of reference, please let us know as soon as you can by writing to  The submission deadline of January 15, 2019 for both the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and American Physical Society (APS) remains in place for now, check back here for updates.

Contact information for fellowship coordinators from both organizations is included below. We appreciate your interest in the fellowship program and encourage you to contact us with any questions.

Jeanette Russo
American Physical Society
Marissa Nielsen
American Institute of Physics