Graduate Funding Information Service

April 28, 2020

American Physical Society M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020, 11:59pm EDT

The award was established from a generous bequest from M. Hildred Blewett, an accelerator physicist who died in 2004. Hildred Blewett was passionate about physics and wanted to help women overcome obstacles by establishing the fellowship.

To enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers. The fellowship consists of a one-year award of up to $45,000. Allowed expenses include dependent care (limited to 50% of the award), salary, travel, equipment, and tuition and fees. (Overhead charges by the institution are not allowed).


  • Currently be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or legal resident, or permanent resident eligible to work in the United States or Canada.
  • Have completed work toward a Ph.D.
  • Provide written proof from a U.S. or Canadian institution that the applicant will have institutional affiliation during the tenure of the grant. Institutional affiliation at the time of application is not necessary.

If applicants have questions regarding their eligibility, or special circumstances they would like to discuss, they should contact us at

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.